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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: I had the Baby!

Working Mom Tip: Get More Sleep

Toddler Tales: True Confessions of an Injury

More Sleep for Mommy!

Weekend Tales: It Must Have Been the Leprechauns

Appeal to Congress by Working Moms: Get Rid of Daylight Savings Time!

Sleep Deprivation and the Working Mom (Part Deaux)

Sleep Deprivation and the Working Mom...

My Baby's Reflux Almost Made Me Lose My Mind

Every Night With a New Baby is a Party

Life with the baby: The early days

The Brutal Truth About Natural Childbirth (Part II)

Constantly thinking about the baby...

Faith, guns, and money...

A consistent crush…

We're not in college anymore...