Posts tagged "working moms"

Working Moms Are Good For Their Kids, Says Harvard Study

Plus, celebrate the life of artist Miriam Schapiro, who passed away this week.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 25, 2015 - 3:23 pm

Daughters Of Working Moms Make More Money

Debate in the mommy wars usually focuses on what kids lose out on if their mother works. But a major new study out of the Harvard Business School flips the…

Newser | May 17, 2015 - 11:30 am

Gwyneth Paltrow Really Needs To Chill Out With This “I’m A Working Mom” Stuff

Last night, Gwyneth Paltrow hosted a Democratic National Committee fundraiser at her LA home with a guest list that included President Obama, and announced that the issue of equal pay…

Claire Hannum | October 10, 2014 - 4:30 pm

Emma Thompson Weighs In On Balancing Work With Motherhood: “You Don’t Need It All At Once”

“You can’t be a great mum and keep working all the time. … I wanted to spend more time with my family. A year off was my birthday present to myself.

Jessica Wakeman | May 27, 2014 - 5:00 pm

The Best & Worst States For Working Moms

When it comes to life as a working mom, not all states are equal. According to a survey by WalletHub, where you live in the United States as a working…

Claire Hannum | May 8, 2014 - 2:30 pm

Mommie Dearest: I Never Expected To Be A Stay-At-Home Mom

Stay at home vs. working moms: it’s a debate that may well have sparked the heated flames of the “mommy wars.” There haven’t been a shortage of opinions on this…

Avital Norman Nathman | March 19, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Diablo Cody On Directing: A Woman Is “Expected To Constantly Prove Yourself”

“As a woman you’re still expected to constantly prove yourself, whereas men are allowed to have flops without people blaming it on their gender. If a man has a flop,…

Jessica Wakeman | October 19, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Mitt Romney Understands Working Women Need The Flexibility To Get Home In Time To Cook Dinner

Mitt Romney’s ridiculous “binders full of women” soundbite is certainly getting the bulk of the attention in today’s recaps of last night’s presidential debate (and, it’s worth noting that he

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 17, 2012 - 11:20 am

The Soapbox: Breastfeeding Professor Brings Sick Baby To Class, Heads Explode

At this point, I’m absolutely over the phrase “having it all.” It’s been beaten to death, taken out of context, used as link bait, etc… And I’m over it. I’m…

Avital Norman Nathman | September 10, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Attorney General Lisa Madigan Fires Back Against Sexist Questions

This week at the National Democratic Convention, sexism seeped out of the mouths of three Chicago Sun-Times reporters when asking Attorney General Lisa Madigan about her potential run for governor.

Daley Quinn | September 7, 2012 - 3:40 pm

Stay-At-Home-Moms More Worried, Sad & Stressed, According To New Poll

As if the “mommy wars” need even more ammunition to make women feel bad about themselves: a new Gallup poll found that stay-at-home-moms were more likely to be unhappy than working…

Jessica Wakeman | May 18, 2012 - 2:40 pm

Ann Romney On Working Moms: “Thank Goodness That We Value Those People”

“I love the fact that there are women out there who don’t have a choice and they must go to work and they still have to raise the kids. Thank…

Jessica Wakeman | April 24, 2012 - 1:20 pm

Australian Company Offers Double Pay To Moms Who Return To Work

As an incentive for working mothers not to drop out of the workforce, the Insurance Australia Group (IAG) is offering double pay for new moms for their first six weeks…

Jessica Wakeman | April 20, 2012 - 2:40 pm

Gwyneth And GOOP’s “Day In The Life” Of 3 Privileged Working Moms

For every step forward Gwyneth Paltrow makes in her attempt to improve her image, she takes two steps back. Though I was warming up to ol’ Goopie again, after that…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 13, 2011 - 11:45 am

Today’s Lady News: Senate Candidate Says Stay-At-Home Parenting Is “Right” Thing To Do

Sharron Angle, a U.S. Senate candidate for Nevada, has said that having one parent staying at home with children is the “right” and “acceptable” thing to do. Gee, I…

Jessica Wakeman | August 6, 2010 - 7:45 pm