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Moms More Likely to Be Primary Breadwinner and Primary Caretaker, Survey Finds

Unlike the iconic June Cleaver, today's mom is likely to earn more than Dad, but still does most of the housework. Credit: AP photo/file
The recent death of actress Barbara Billingsley, best known as '50s TV mom June Cleaver, has sparked new conv...
Today's mom brings home the bacon, fries it up, cleans it up and feeds the kids.

Alyson Schafer: On Mealtimes, Mishaps and Life as a Parent Educator

Alyson Schafer is a Toronto-based psychotherapist, parenting expert and mother of two teens, Zoe (15) and Lucy (14). She's the author of Breaking The Good Mom Myth and Honey I Wrecked The Kids, and the host of call-in TV program The Parenting Show. P...

Elisabeth Hasselbeck Expecting!

Elisabeth Hasselbeck is pregnant -- again! The co-host of television's The View and mother of two is expecting with husband Tim Hasselbeck, former Arizona Cardinal football player. Hasselbeck made the reveal on The View: "I didn't even know for tw...

Are You a Mousewife?

When I was growing up, I knew very few kids who had moms working outside the home. With the exception of a few girls with divorced parents (also rare), just about everybody I knew came home to a full-time mother who relied solely on her husband to su...

Moms in Politics

Do mothers have a place in politics or do they have too much on their hands to be able to handle such an important task? Are we better off choosing public servants who can devote their whole lives to their task or can the government be run by people ...

Traci Lords refuses to go topless due to breastfeeding

Former porn star and sometime actress Traci Lords says she refused to go topless in her new movie--because she was breastfeeding. The Cry Baby starlet, who hasn't shown her breasts since 1987 (according to her), was firm with her decision to Kevin...

Parentdishing with Crock-Pot mom Stephanie O'Dea

Do you know what's for dinner? Mom and blogger Stephanie O'Dea does, and chances are she's cooking it in one of her five Crock-Pots. In January of this year, Stephanie made a New Year's resolution that she would cook at least one meal a day using a C...

ParentDish interviews tennis superstar Lindsay Davenport

Professional tennis player Lindsay Davenport has an impressive resume. She's a former world number one player who's also won three Grand Slam titles and an Olympic gold, as well as an amazing string of singles and doubles titles. She also, just this ...

Yearning to leave, wanting to be back

So many of my days are unchanging routine: pre-dawn wakeup, waffles and fruit -- mostly spilled on the floor, lapped up patiently by Jordi. Invariably, I have food stuck to my pants and dog hair adorning my shirt by the time Nolan and I crash into th...

Who is minding the children?

According to research in the UK, two out of three families in which both parents work rely on grandparents to care for the kids. This free grandparent care saves those parents an average of £2,685 per year in childcare expenses. What's more, ma...

Portrait of a working mom: mornings

I work out of the house three days a week. It's taken some sacrifices, but most days I think I've struck a fairly good balance between my home and professional lives. Other days I feel like I'm walking up an impossibly steep hill. My husband, Jan, is...

The feminist elite talk back: L.'s story

When Linda Hirshman wrote about how “elite” (read: college-educated) women who stay at home with their kids frustrate feminism, it got quite a response from you all. We continue a series of profiles of moms and whether or not they fit her...

YummyMummy Careers.com -- job posting website for moms

Oh honey, I am LOVIN' this:  from our Tipline, Sarah Fowles introduces us to her website, YummyMummyCareers.com -- a job posting website designed to help "professional women who are either returning to their careers after taking a break to ...

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