working mother

The actress and her husband, Marcus Mumford, have two children.
Several of you have asked me how exactly I get anything done as a work-at-home mom. The answer is, it’s very difficult. I
Working moms probably deal with more chaos in a single day than most people do in their entire week. And I don’t say this
Mompreneurs are a special breed.  You’ve taken a chance to be at home with your kids and run a business at the same time
Every day is the same. Get up. Fight the kids to get ready so nobody's late. Smile for 7.5 hours when sometimes all I want
Netflix -- to entertain the kids and give me peace of mind My husband and I enjoy watching shows together on Netflix, and
How do women measure success? Is it by mothering and having a career? How do they carry out both forms of work to their satisfaction? What helps? What hurts?
On a weekend away with dear friends from college, all of whom are working moms, I was surprised to find I wasn't alone. We were all on this quest to find a healthy work-life balance while trying to overcome feelings of parental inadequacy, regardless of our occupation, location, or marital status.
How do women measure success? Is it by mothering and having a career? How do they carry out both forms of work to their satisfaction? What helps? What hurts?
A tale of house-cleaning futility...
"I have been working in this field long enough to be called a professional. Success!! When I get to take my kids into the
Working for a startup is an exciting opportunity to gain experience with a passionate group of professionals at the ground level, however, expectations for professional time commitment can become difficult to navigate especially for working parents.
Three years ago, my wife, Anne-Marie Slaughter, wrote in these pages about how difficult it remains for women to “have it
What larger goal is that "have-to" serving?" For example, if you feel you "have to" empty the dishwasher and clean up the kitchen, maybe you are committed to a kitchen that is neat and tidy? Ask yourself why.
I love my work and feel incredibly lucky to do what I do every day. I started Linda's Stuff in my kitchen and today, 15 years in, I'm sitting in a 93,000 sq. ft. warehouse pinching myself.
I'm finished feeling guilty for not being invincible. There are days I'm barely treading water because of the overwhelming amount of responsibility that I have on my plate, and allowing my children to witness my own moments of weakness, vulnerability, and fear - that is a gift I am giving them.
Time is of the essence for me, so I have to make sure that I have everything pre-planned on weekends so that I know I will accomplish what I need to and have time to relax before heading back into a full week's work