Friday, March 15, 2013

READING ON THE RUN: Articles of Interest to Moms and Working Women (Folks Are Still Taking about Sheryl Sandberg)

This past week working mothers were in the news once again. The Today Show, The Katie Show, The NBC Nightly News, and many others were featuring stories about what happens when work and life collide. Also, most newspapers, magazines and many blogs discussed the topic and continued to discuss Sheryl Sandberg's new book, Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead. 
 
The debate was punctuated by Erin Callan's op-ed in the New York Times last Sunday where she blamed her focus on her career with her fertility problems. 
 

Articles of Interest to Moms and Working Women

Here are a list of some of the articles that were published this week!
Is There Life After Work?
New York Times ‎- 6 days ago
Each year that went by, slight modifications became the new normal. ... But I can't make up for lost time.

Working Moms from Tajikistan to the Czech Republic: 'I Took a Lot of ...
What it's like to be a mother with a job in a difficult country like Azerbaijan -- or Pakistan.
 
Finding Time For Myself | Liberating Working Moms
I'm six months into being a working mom & almost ten months into being a parent, & I feel like I have it kind of down. Of course, when Lucy &/or Zach are sick or ...
 
Anjali Varma: Marissa Mayer and the Working Mom: A Call for ...
Entrepreneurship could be the answer for many working moms -- leading to more flexibility to squeeze in those "mom moments!"
 
Working mom problems Part 2 – Seriously wishing I worked from ...
After 8.5 months of doing this, I still can't get used to it…if you read the blog you know I've been struggling with this (Read: Working mom problems). What I think I ...


More working moms want full-time jobs, new national survey finds
SILive.com
workingmom.jpg More mothers say they want to work full-time, a new national study finds. But that may be more because of economic necessity than a wish to be out of the home. Theresa Montuori, Westerleigh, works full time and says it can be tough to ...
 
Think Being a Working Mom is Preferable? You Might Be a Working Mom
Village Voice (blog)
The Modern Parenthood Study shows a strikingly significant spike in the rates of working mothers (be it part-time or full-time) who say working full-time is preferable, up from 21 percent in 2007 to 37 percent today. And roughly 60 percent of two ...
 

   
A Working Mom's Holiday
CurrentMom
How on earth is a mom who works outside the home supposed to make all this happen? A fairy godmother? The wave of a magic Passover wand, much like Moses' famous rod that turns into a serpent? Or just days and nights of exhausted preparation on top ...
 
Working Woman or Mom? It's Time for Change, Not Choice
Huffington Post
Our heads may have hit or even broken through the "glass ceiling," but as working moms, our feet can still be stuck in quicksand. When I was a young, qualified, single mom, trying to find my way as an executive in the all-male banking industry, the ... 
Study: More working mothers want to work full time - Parent Buzz ...
In a Pew Research Center study released today, researchers found a spike in the number of working mothers who said they'd prefer to work full time, reports The ...
 
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