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The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that in 2014, of 80.9 million families in the United States, approximately 80% have at least one employed member. A 2014 American Psychological Association study found that 60% of Americans perceived work as a “significant” or “very significant” source of stress. Social scientists refer to the relationship between work and family as the work–family interface. The spillover-crossover model has been used to examine the impact of the work domain on the home domain and the transference of work-related emotions from the employee to others at home and vice versa. The work–family and family–work enrichment models take into account the positive factors in one domain that enhance performance in the other. Positive well-being in either work or family facilitates integration ...

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