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For me, one of the best pleasures of Mother's Day is having a true day off -- a day when I don't have to figure out where we'll all be going or what we'll all be eating. Some researchers call this type of work -- serving as "cruise director" for your family -- the third shift.
Paid family leave, paid sick days, wage equality, flexibility, affordable child care, women's advancement: These are the issues that have mattered to working families for three decades -- and will continue to do so.
We are all sisters, so please join me this month in taking a moment to lend a hand to a woman in your world.
It's likely not that surprising to hear that women are still doing the majority of what was once called "women's work." That said, it is surprising to see that even in dual-income families where the woman outearns her partner, she's still handling most of the at-home jobs.
When it comes to putting food on the table -- on a weeknight, no less -- the brunt of the burden still falls most heavily on moms. And when mom also has a full-time job, well, the time available to make a healthy dinner happen for everyone is tight, to say the least.
This week, Working Mother magazine released its list of "100 Best Companies of 2014" to recognize the companies that "have
You'd think something experienced by nearly 20 percent of the American workforce (or nearly 27 million people) wouldn't be such be such a taboo topic for us and yet for decades, most women opted to suffer from in silence.
I'm intrigued by the positive take on work life issues emanating from my younger peers. Their influence already is rippling throughout the workforce as they seek new ways to work and parent -- and I would say, after reading our findings, rightfully so.
Did the 5.1 million partnered breadwinning moms plan on being their family's primary earner? (I didn't.) Do they find it stressful? (I do.) What impact has it had on other parts of their lives, like housekeeping and parenting? (Not a lot, I'd say.)
The New Year is approaching quickly and that often provides a tangible cue for job seekers who may be looking for a new start. It even prompts some of us happily at work to consider other options out there, even if only briefly. That's just what the rekindling of a calendar turn is all about.
3. Set reasonable parameters. After making their favorite dinner, I sat down with my kids, took a deep breath and stated
The importance is clear. Since the list was first created 28 years ago, it has been a badge of honor for a growing number
Working Mother magazine has released its 27th list of the best companies for moms who work outside the home.
You certainly don't have to be a celebrity to be a "superstar" dad. But Father's Day is the perfect time to celebrate dads
What do Beyoncé, Tina Fey and Marissa Mayer have in common? They all have kids under 18 and they are three of Working Mother
Working Mother magazine has released its 27th list of the best companies for moms who work outside the home. According to
I have become acutely aware from my own professional experience that certain life lessons still remain to be taught to our kids -- critical lessons that we parents must take responsibility for.
Working Mother magazine rounded up the top 10 lessons we can learn from the guys. Here's a quick rundown.
Working Mother Magazine today named its Most Powerful Moms of 2012, and these three women join seven more movers-and-shakers
Sandberg's work-life balance is not easy to achieve, but she does manage it. She has proven her value to the company and can leave at 5:30 p.m., have dinner with her family and put her kids to bed.