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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

Working Mom Tips for Surviving a Cookout with a Toddler

A Peek Into the Life of a Working Mom: My Dance with Maya Angelou

A Deal for Working Moms: Enter to Win $500 Gift Card to Whole Foods Markets

A Peek Into the Life of a Working Mom: Celebrating Memorial Day (#Memorial Day)

Memorial Day News: Carnegie Museums of Art and Natural History (Free for Active Duty Military Their Families)

A Peek Into the Life of a Working Mom: Maternity Leave

A Peek Into the Life of a Working Mom: It was a Wonderful Weekend

Reading on the Run: Articles of Interest to Working Moms (Working Mom Guilt) (#TGIF)

Comments from a Working Mom: I am honored to be called "Mom"

A Peek Into the Life of a Working Mom: What I Want for Mother’s Day

Reading on the Run: Articles of Interest to Working Moms (President Obama's Support of Working Mothers)