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Circus Performer and Mom Says She DOES Have it All

Leah Singer | Posted 10.07.2012 | Parents
Leah Singer

"The circus has been wonderful for having a family," Denitza said. "We are all home together and I never have to leave my kids to travel."

More Women Deciding They Can't Have It All

David Gray | Posted 10.07.2012 | Women
David Gray

For most parents, but particularly for women, reaching the top of any profession while raising a family is difficult. Mayer got her Yahoo job on the strength of her Google career, most of which took place before she was married. She became CEO of Yahoo before her first child was born.

Having it All

Vicky Tiel | Posted 10.07.2012 | Style
Vicky Tiel

Having It Allis a MINDSET for a woman. After that, Doing it All is a matter of working out the DETAILS.

To Have It All or Not Have It All

Fran Lasker | Posted 10.07.2012 | Parents
Fran Lasker

We need to shift the emphasis from juggling life in order to "have it all" to one of "having balance," setting priorities that work, being present with our kids and taking time to sharpen one's personal saw.

Can Women Save the Economy?

J.J. Colagrande | Posted 10.03.2012 | Women
J.J. Colagrande

The values women displayed in breaking free from gender subjugation are the same values we need as a society to break free from our political and economic gridlock.

The Bigger Point

Judith McHale | Posted 10.03.2012 | Business
Judith McHale

Employees who are more satisfied with their lives are, by and large, healthier and more productive and that productivity translates into a stronger bottom line. So what is stopping us from moving forward in this critical area?

The Questions Women Who Work Should Be Asking

Pat Mitchell | Posted 10.03.2012 | Women
Pat Mitchell

A debate about balance for a woman who has to keep going, even if she is carrying babies, debt, briefcases and guilt is only adding to her burden.

BREAKING: Having a Family Can Be Good for Your Career

Arianna Huffington | Posted 10.01.2012 | Women
Arianna Huffington

If you haven't read Anne-Marie Slaughter's cover story in the July/August issue of The Atlantic, titled "Why Women Still Can't Have It All," you've probably seen part of the discussion it sparked. I was grateful that her article put the spotlight on an issue with deep implications not only for women, but for everyone: that by sacrificing our families -- and by extension, ourselves -- on the altar of our careers, we are in danger of cutting ourselves off from our own wisdom and perspective. Which is to say, the very qualities that are so lacking in our macho work culture. And not only is our "always on" attitude toward work unsustainable, there's ample research suggesting that it can come at a real -- and even deadly -- cost.

BOTH SIDES: Huffington/Clarke Debate Obama's "Foreign" Policy & a Right to Bear AR-15s

HuffPost Radio | Posted 07.29.2012 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgBeyond Romney's hoof-in-mouth moment in London, Arianna and Torie Clarke clash over policies abroad , guns after Aurora, career vs. kids, and rape jokes.

Still Trying to "Have It All" in Sweden

Natalia Brzezinski | Posted 07.28.2012 | Politics
Natalia Brzezinski

Women's empowerment is not about having every opportunity; it's about having the right to choose and define your own way. We will all never agree on the "having it all" debate." But let's agree it's the debate that really matters.

We Shouldn't Have It All

Susan Celia Greenfield | Posted 09.26.2012 | Women
Susan Celia Greenfield

Nobody has it all without somebody else having less.

Enough About "Having It All"!

Suzanne Braun Levine | Posted 09.25.2012 | Fifty
Suzanne Braun Levine

All we want; all we are entitled to; all any citizen -- woman or man -- of any age can expect from society is the opportunity to explore their own potential to contribute to the world they live in -- and the prospect of Having Enough.

Blogs Never Promised You a Rose Garden

Ming Holden | Posted 09.24.2012 | Media
Ming Holden

Woe betide the generation experiencing the same risks as the one preceding! Who wants the adolescence their parents had, with the very same cultural trends and limitations? No one, and that's the entire Kevin Bacon Footloose-ing point.

Why Childfree Couples Have It All

Laura Carroll | Posted 09.24.2012 | Women
Laura Carroll

Many couples do find meaning in their lives by marrying and having children. But others are realizing what's been true all along -- that parenthood is but one path to fulfillment in life.

After College, Somewhere To Start

Nina Bahadur | Posted 09.22.2012 | Women
Nina Bahadur

Young women I know equate success with perfection. Many of us feel an intense amount of pressure to make the 'right' decisions, from the life-changing to the completely trivial.

Finding a Work-Life Fit: Lessons from Marissa Mayer and Anne-Marie Slaughter

Ellen Galinsky | Posted 09.19.2012 | Women
Ellen Galinsky

Our responses to Mayer and Slaughter are holding up a mirror to us, reflecting some societal expectations and behavior that I think should be called into question.

You Can Do What Mayer and Slaughter Do

Kristin Maschka | Posted 09.19.2012 | Women
Kristin Maschka

Marissa Mayer and Anne-Marie Slaughter have provided two amazing high-profile examples of one strategy for breaking through subconscious stereotypes -- exposing people to alternatives.

Can Women In The Art World "Have It All"? Responses To The Atlantic's Contentious Article

ARTINFO | Posted 09.17.2012 | Arts

Anne-Marie Slaughter's recent article in The Atlantic, "Why Women Still Can't Have It All," has kicked off a typhoon of debate across the country. Sla...

Yahoo for YHOO's Pregnant CEO

Morra Aarons-Mele | Posted 09.17.2012 | Women
Morra Aarons-Mele

Many are commenting that Mayer's pregnancy is irrelevant. That the troubled company is lucky to have won Mayer over -- and I agree.

Anne-Marie Slaughter Gets A Book Deal

AP | Posted 09.16.2012 | Parents

NEW YORK — A former State Department official whose widely read magazine article about balancing work and family inspired intense national debat...

New Yahoo CEO Is Pregnant

Posted 07.17.2012 | Parents

Marissa Mayer, the newly appointed CEO of Yahoo!, revealed in a Fortune interview Monday night that she is pregnant with her first child -- a baby boy...

I Don't Want It All

Sheila Quirke | Posted 09.15.2012 | Parents
Sheila Quirke

I honestly believed I didn't have space in my very rich and full life for children; that I would suck as a mother because I was too self-involved. And then I moved to Cancerville.

Man Up on Family and Workplace Issues: A Response to Anne-Marie Slaughter

Kunal Modi | Posted 09.11.2012 | Media
Kunal Modi

The resonance of Anne-Marie Slaughter's article, "Why Women Still Can't Have It All," rests in an uncomfortable truth underpinning the progress our society has made towards gender equality and work-family balance: We're not there yet.

Whither Working Mothers?

Carey Perloff | Posted 09.09.2012 | Parents
Carey Perloff

The cult of the perfect mother is the worst thing that ever happened to American women.

Why Men Can't Have It All

Madeleine M. Kunin | Posted 09.08.2012 | Women
Madeleine M. Kunin

Instead of concluding that we have to reject the women's movement's promise that women could "have it all," it's time to acknowledge that many of the same limitations hold true for men