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You can stop feeling guilty if you work away from your kids during the day.Well, a little less guilty, anyway. You are a mother. A certain amount of guilt is part of the job description. If not freedom from...Report comes as good news for guilt-ridden working moms.
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Australian women can take maternity leave, but they pay heavily for it -- sometimes for three years after their babies are born.The Sydney Morning Herald reports they are paid less than women who don't take...After being back at work for a year, women who took maternity leaves were paid an average of 4.4 percent less than other women.
Many years ago, I commuted every day, 45 minutes each way, to downtown Atlanta for my job. I was fortunate that I could afford to put my son in a top-notch day care facility, one that he and I both loved. The day care had a very low ratio of...Why is it so important to companies that everyone work in the same place at the same time?
Moms who work may have heavier kids. Credit: Getty All you working mothers can quit feeling guilty about leaving your children as you head to the office. The kids are fat and happy. Well, fat anyway. Researchers say the more..."Mommy's working late again. Can we have Twinkies for dinner like last night?"
Getting up with the baby all night might help you bond, but it won't help you get ahead in your career. Credit: Getty ImagesMothers of young children don't get enough sleep because they are frequently getting out of bed to cries of, "Mooooommy!"...A study finds that a mother's sleep gets interrupted more than a father's sleep.
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/fileThe recent death of actress Barbara Billingsley, best known as '50s TV mom June Cleaver, has sparked new...Today's mom brings home the bacon, fries it up, cleans it up and feeds the kids.
It's OK to go back to work. Seriously. Credit: Getty ImagesIt's settled: Working mothers don't need to feel guilty about going back to work. A review of nearly 70 studies conducted over 50 years shows that children whose mothers went back to...Want or need to go back to work after baby arrives? A new report says that's just fine.
Stop feeling guilty about going to work. Credit: Getty ImagesIf you feel guilty about leaving your kids in someone else's care while you go off to work, here's some good news: Your kids are getting along just fine without you. Researchers at...
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....
Remember when your mother used to tell you that if couldn't say something nice you shouldn't say anything at all? Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell is wishing he had thought of that; last week, Rendell was caught on a live microphone saying that...