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No More Pumping in the Bathroom: New Law Requires Private Nursing Space for Moms

Who wouldn't love pumping their breast milk in here? Credit: Getty Images
Lactivists, rejoice -- buried deep inside the much-debated health care reform bill is a legislation that means working moms may never have to pump their breast milk in ...

Catherine MacLellan Talks Parenting, Divorce and Cool Kids' Tunes

The songs of Catherine MacLellan may sound soft, but they carry a big emotional wallop. The Prince Edward Island-born singer/songwriter has been compared to Joni Mitchell. She shares with that legendary performer an expressive and lyrical sensibilit...

Opinion: Corporate America Still Hates Moms

Corporate America needs to get a clue when it comes to working moms. Credit: Getty Images
Former Goldman Sachs Vice President Charlotte Hanna recently filed a lawsuit against her employer, alleging that the firm pushed her out the door just whe...

Opinion: Let New Moms Bring Babies to Work

Some companies are letting new moms bring their babies back to work with them, making a difficult transition much easier. Credit: Getty Images
Becoming a mother is an earth-shattering emotional transition, and with it comes a slew of sometime...

Tracy Moore: Host of CityLine on Sleep Deprivation and Kicking Parenting Books to the Curb

According to Tracy Moore, a strong work ethic runs in her family. Quite obviously, it's something she inherited. As if the challenges of parenting a newborn weren't enough, Tracy Moore took on the high-profile job as host of daily chat show CityLine...

How To Solve Parent-Nanny Conflicts

When the book The Nanny Diaries came out in 2005 (and the movie in 2007), the image of the privileged, demanding mistress of the house, wreaking havoc on the life of her downtrodden nanny became forever implanted in the pop culture psyche. Though it'...

More Moms Becoming the Family Breadwinner

For the first time ever, women really are bringing home more bacon than men -- and their husbands may be the ones frying it up in a pan. A report from the Pew Research Center released last week shows that marriage has undergone significant chang...

Happiest Couples Share the Paid and Unpaid Work

Does sharing the dish-washing and the money-earning lead to a happier family? Credit: alaskaval, Flickr
A new study finds that couples who share the responsibility for paid and unpaid work report being happier than couples who divide the work...

British Ads Pulled After Angering Career Women, UK Web Site Reports

A billboard has outraged working moms in Britain. Credit: guardian.co.uk
"Career women make bad mothers." Just kidding. Just kidding. However, many women didn't find the British Outdoor Advertising Association's little joke very funny. Asso...

The Best Parenting Advice Kathy Buckworth Ever Received...

Kathy Buckworth is a Mississauga, Ontario humourist, author, blogger and (extremely busy) mother of four children: Nicholas, 7, Bridget, 10, Alexander, 16 and Victoria, 18. She has penned four books about the joys and annoyances of parenting, includi...

About 25% of Married Moms Become Stay-At-Homes

One in four married moms stay home to raise their kids, according to new U.S. Census data. Credit: jupiterimages
New census figures are calling into question the notion that professional women are opting out of the work force to raise their child...

Working Moms' Kids Are Less Healthy, Study Says

Moms who work outside the home don't have time for a healthy lifestyle, study says. Credit: moriza, Flickr Get your boxing gloves out, ladies, there's a new salvo being fired in the Mommy Wars -- a study out of Britain reveals that kids of wo...

AOL Great Place For Working Moms (We don't wanna brag, but...)

If we're blushing today, it's for good reason -- AOL was included on the Working Mother 100 Best Companies 2009 list. While we normally don't like to toot our own horn, we're setting modesty aside to tell you just why Working Mother magazine t...

Babies of Working Moms Get Just as Much Cuddle Time

Cuddle time is a big part of a baby's day. Photo: ScaleOvenStove, Flickr
Babies of working moms get just as much cuddle time as babies of stay-at-home moms, says a new report out of Australia. Researchers followed parents of 3,000 babies between...

Water Safety, Cardboard Cribs, and Working Moms - Links We Love

Spend a safe and fun summer with your kids. Photo: sxc.hu
Don't let kids waste beautiful summer days in front of the TV or video games. Here are five ways to keep the whole family active and healthy this summer. -- Health.com
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