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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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What's Trending in Working Mom News: Anne Marie Slaughter Has a New Book about "Having It All"

Reading on the Run: Articles of Interest to Working Moms

Reading on the Run: Articles of Interest to Working Moms

Working Mom Request: More Companies Need Formal Flex Time Schedules

A Peek Into the Life of a Working Mom: Finding a Hairstyle

Balancing Work and Life (Guest Post by Jack Meyers)

READING ON THE RUN: Articles of Interest to Moms and Working Women (Feminism, Sex, and Work)

Returning to Work After the Holidays!!!