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Advice to Employers: Please Create Policies Assuming All Worker Are Single

Me and my daughter Motherhood is harder than it needs to be. This is partially because of the inexcusable work/life policies in the U.S., but also because of our own outsized expectations. We are living in an age when the ideal mom is a mash-up between the helicopter mom, the corporate exec, and the earth mama — and there's just not enough high-efficiency, low-emissions biofuel to go around.  –Elissa Strauss,  Why I don't want 'mom friends' We just celebrated "Mother's Day" and honored mothers and other women who help make the world and our families a better place. Every year at this time, I think about what mothers really need to be successful and independent. I say, "independent" because developing policies and legislation that are premised on the notion that all working moms have supportive families and/or spouses is not in the best interest of working moms. Instead, Corporate America and Congress should develop policies and legislation that p

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh: Dia de Los libros y Los ninos

Comments from Vacation (Time Share Fiasco)

Comments from a Florida Vacation...

Blogging Vacation!

The Mommy Wars!

A Peek Into the Life of a Mommy Blogger: The Weekend

A Deep Dive into my Closet: Mining for Gloves

Lessons for Working Moms: Nobody Can Replace You!

Simple Pleasures: Snack Time

Friday Tip: Feeding Your Toddler

Wednesday Words of Wisdom: Equal Pay for Equal Work #EqualPayDay

Toddler Tales: Little People Need Little Things

A Peek into the Life of a Blogging Mom: Sunday

A Peek Into the Life of a Blogging Mom: Saturday (Part Deux)

A Peek Into the Life of a Blogging Mom: Saturday

Thursday Thoughts: Post Holiday Blues

Why Moms Who Blog, Tweet, and Share Matter for Healthcare (guest blog post by Katie Matlack)

Musings About Monday...

Happy Easter!

A Peek Into the Life of a Working Mom: My Quest for Balance

Mom Resources: What to Expect When You're Expecting Can Help You Raise Your Kid too!

Friday Tips: Free Family Fun!

Living by faith...

An Ode to Opening Day: Let's Play Ball!

Wednesday Words of Wisdom...

Mega Monday!