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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

Tell Your Unique Working Mom Story

Reading on the Run: White House Summit on Working Families

Mommy Mondays: The Business and Fun of Blogging

Wednesday Words of Wisdom: Eat Your Vegetables!

Fashion Lessons Learned from Seeing Michelle Obama

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

Hope is in the air…

Term limits anyone???

Be selfish, work for Obama!!!

Memories from Mexico