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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

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A Peek Into the Life of a Working Mom: Coping With a Sick Child (Part II)

A Peek Into the Life of a Working Mom: 4th of July Weekend

A Peek Into the Life of a Working Mom: My Weekend

A Peek Into the Life of a Working Mom: Spring in the City

A Peek Into the Life of a Working Mom: Life After Vacation

A Peak Into the Life of a Working Mom: A Wonderful Weekend

A Peek Into the Life of a Working Mom: A Trip to My Alma Mater, The University of Virginia

We Had a Great Christmas!

Holiday Party Tip: Always Have a Dress Rehearsal...

Holiday Travel Tips for Families

A Peek Into the Life of a Mommy Blogger: Sunday Thoughts...

Working Mom Tales: An Example of Being Flexible

A Peek Into the Life of a Blogger Mom: Enjoying The Last Days of Summer

Mommy Mondays: Take it One Day at a Time

A Peek Into the Life of a Blogger Mom: Schedule Disruption

Wednesday Words of Wisdom: Look Before You Leap!

Toddler Tales: Tantrums Happen

Mommy Mondays: Cartwheels and Confessions