having it all
The language around working women, leadership and caregiving roles -- whether that is self-care, childcare or elder care -- needs to change, Slaughter said. She offered three concrete solutions.
For now, I will enjoy this Everything Bagel for all of its simplicity and charm. I may get a bit of cream cheese on my shirt and some of the toppings may fall off, showing me that life is imperfect, but who cares, this is the Everything Bagel and it's pretty darn good.
I'm a write-from-home-mom, but have not always been. My writing has morphed from a hobby into a potential second career over the last few months. A lawyer by training, my mind was turned to mush from several years of being at home with two babies. As I emerge from the fog of the preschool years, here's how I realized that I am truly, officially, a 'writer.'
The transition back to work may not be as obvious because there's no resume polishing or job interviews or formal start-date at a new office. Here's how I realized that I'd become a Work-From-Home Mom.
As my children enter their new stage of life and prepare to leave home, I enter a new stage, too. One where I can more completely focus on growing my business, spending more time with my husband and expanding my online show. And that is an exciting and scary thing.
The global economy needs intelligent, capable women. Their work and life experiences are invaluable to companies. So why does getting back to work have to be so damn hard?
The award-winning journalist on living a fulfilling life.
This parody Twitter account is hilarious and eye-opening.
I struggle with work life balance, and I don't even have kids. My biggest responsibility is Lady, a young pup I adopted last year. I freak out about not killing my furry child, but how do people with fragile human babies navigate life and work? I give kudos to my friends and others that are working on their careers and raising
We can transform our guilt into acceptance: accept that our priorities will continue to change in five days, five months, and five years from now. The best we can do is act with intention and purpose, focusing our energy on what is most important right now, and everything else will undoubtedly fall into place.
Like actors who want to direct, journalists want to write novels. So did I, back in the day -- I had a wealth of material gleaned from hours of interviews with high achieving people who were at or near the top of their game.