A recent op-ed in the ABA Journal has some women outraged over claims that working mothers are terrible managers, overly perfectionist, and don’t support team members. Let’s discuss.
Are you a working mom who has frequent work travel (or did, in BeforeTimes)? We rounded up some tips from traveling working moms, but we’d love to hear yours!
Readers who’ve taken a career break or opted out of your career for a bit, let’s hear from you — how’s it going?
We rounded up some of the best tips from moms who work at home — have you been working from home more often? What are your best tips?
Struggling to work from home while your regular childcare/school is shook up? We get it. Here are our best tips on how to work from home while school is closed — what are your tips, ladies?
Wondering what’s the best home office set-up for working moms and dads? These are our best tips…
Ladies, what are your thoughts about business travel when you’ve got kids? On the personal safety side of things, are you more wary of “dangerous” cities or countries? For example, we got one reader email that said she didn’t want her husband to go to Denver because a bomb from North Korea could hit there. … Read More about Open Thread: Business Travel When You’ve Got Kids
Have you seen the recent Wall Street Journal article called “Working Women Often Underestimate Motherhood Costs”? It reports on a recent study, “The Mommy Effect,” which found that many women have unrealistic views of what it’s like to be a working mom. The researchers say that women underestimate the time, money, and effort it will require — … Read More about The Mommy Effect Study: Did You Underestimate Working Motherhood?
2019 Update: We still stand by this discussion on family vacations and coworker jealousy — but you may also want to check out our more recent discussion of what kind of family vacation is right for you. Here’s what is perhaps an odd question: Do you ever feel like there is coworker jealousy surrounding your … Read More about Family Vacations and Coworker Jealousy
One of the big flexible work arrangements a lot of parents push for (particularly when they have little kids) is reduced face time and the ability to work from home some of the time. So I was interested a while ago when Corporette readers started talking about things they hate when coworkers work from home as … Read More about Mistakes to Avoid When Working From Home
Did you ever consider not returning to work after maternity leave?
Here’s a suggestion for a topic we got from folks who took the survey a while back: how can working moms “manage up” with regard to family commitments? Along similar lines, “how to explain your new life choices to an employer who is used to you working long hours”? I can’t wait to hear what … Read More about How to Manage Up With Regard to Family Commitments