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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

A Peek Into the Life of a Working Mom: My toddler is starting pre-school

Upcoming Television Appearance: Working Mothers Who Want to "Opt Back In" to the Workforce

A Bit of Trivia: Today is National Lemonade Day!

Reading on the Run: Tips for Working Moms

Vacation!

A Peek Into the Life of a Mommy Blogger: Blogger Gratitude (#VZWVoices #Mom)

A Peek Into the Life of a Working Mom: Summer Memories (#SummerTimes)

Confessions: My Love Affair With Summer (#SummerTimes)

Toddler Tales: Potty Training

Save at Sandcastle, a great way to enjoy the last days of summer (#SummerTimes)

Working Mom Tip: Pittsburgh Public Schools Outstanding Early Childhood Development Programs and Afterschool Programs (Part II)(#ppsafterschool)

A Peek into the Life of a Working Mom: Entertaining Small Children When it Rains

Friday Night Fun: Carnegie Science Center Night With WIGLE WHISKEY!

A Peek Into the Life of a Mommy Blogger: Should a Working Mom Be Fired for Blogging???

A Peek Into the Life of a Working Mom: Entertaining Small Children When it Rains (#SummerTimes)