Working moms feel we have to tackle every item on our to-do list like a brave fighter ready to defend our position as benevolent but frenzied ruler of the home front and conscientious but shortchanged professional in the work world.… Read More Why is it so hard for women to work and raise kids?
Though I had dreams of a highly successful career, I dreamed just as much about being a hands-on mom. I found a way to sacrifice a little of both, so I didn’t have to give up one for the other. I even found a way to get to the oft-repeated “bucket list” long before my career or parenting were in the rear view mirror.… Read More Living Your Bucket List First
It’s our turn now. The fact that girls are perceived by many young people today as the “smarter” gender is not a bad thing. … Read More Women Are Taking Over
Every so often I get a slap in the face reminding me of what I sacrificed in my career when I switched from full-time to part-time work because of motherhood.… Read More The Motherhood Albatross Sabotaging Your Career
When was your last raise? I waited 9 years and never got a raise and left the company and now work 7 part-time jobs. An associate elsewhere hasn’t gotten a raise in 7 years. Another has been begging for a raise for 4 years. If you can relate, then do something about it by helping someone else.… Read More All #Women Have #Influence; #UseIt
Mothers have not embraced the concept that many hurdles we face could be overcome if we attacked them together with one common effort.… Read More Mothers, Don’t Let Men And Others Divide And Conquer Us
This one suggestion — to meet men more than halfway by invading their turf to make friends and loyal colleagues — can help bridge that huge divide.… Read More Should We Be Stalking Men To Get Their Jobs?
This single woman just didn’t understand that my time was so limited that I couldn’t take care of some basic female needs that had fallen by the wayside for so long…… Read More 24 Tasks A #WorkingMom Hopes To Do #Someday When She Gets To Her Nagging #To-Do List
I thought I was doing myself and my #kids a #favor deciding not to be a #full-time #WorkingMom, but when I look at other #mothers, I #envy them.… Read More I Thought I Was Doing Myself A Favor
So when it comes to her new declaration that she no longer wants to take trips with us, is she being forthright or being a brat?… Read More When My Pre-Teen Rejects Our Family’s Summer Vacation