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This writer/blogger was compelled to post this after a Wall Street Journal reporter portrayed a talented and professional blogger as someone who will go to blogging conferences to get away from her kids and “eat junk out of the minibar.” In a word, wrong.
This groundbreaking law has been protecting working mothers for two decades. But there's more work to be done.
Where do your candidates stand on what matters most? Here’s the outlook on six crucial issues that have been ignored on Capitol Hill for too long.
Overall, the 112th Congress, which started in January 2011 and lasts through January 2013, has produced more rancor than bipartisan legislation to promote the well-being of the nation’s families. But these 30 lawmakers have bucked the trend to continue pushing for measures that would help working parents thrive in their jobs and at home.
Being sandwiched between caring for young kids and sick relatives is no picnic. But there are ways to lighten your load.
As 2011 wraps up, a look at the important lists and ideas for working mothers as you plan ahead for next year!
Flexibility at work isn’t just for moms anymore! The Working Mother Research Institute’s new book, by Karol Rose and Lori Sokol, PhD, will help employers understand why it’s so important to make their offices more flexible for all employees, and how to go about doing it
From "The Feminine Mystique" to the “Opt-Out Revolution,” every decade has its debate over a mother’s decision to work or stay home. The Working Mother Research Institute has commissioned a new survey examining what women are choosing now when it comes to work and life. And, crucially, why?
There isn’t a mom around who hasn’t looked at someone else’s work life choices and questioned her own decisions. "What Moms Choose," a major new study from the Working Mother Research Institute, sheds light on how moms feel—and the paths they pick—today.
Former Congresswoman Deborah Pryce writes about her daughter's battle with cancer and her efforts to fund research into childhood cancers with the Caroline Pryce Walker Conquer Childhood Cancer Act of 2008 and what happened to the appropriations named in that bill.
Holding anger in can lead to self-destructive behaviors like drinking or overeating to try to squash feelings. But there are better things to do than rant and rave. From our experts, effective ways to release negative emotions and find relief.
If you find yourself snapping at your kids during breakfast, fuming in the car after work or losing it during the dinner-and-homework scramble, it’s time for a mad-mommy makeover.