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Housework Gap

Yet Another Gender Gap: Leisure Time

Liz O'Donnell | Posted 06.24.2014 | Women
Liz O'Donnell

In order to achieve equity in the workforce, in Washington, in the world, we need to achieve equity in our homes.

Domestic Duties Impact Women of Main Street As Well As Wall Street

Liz O'Donnell | Posted 02.09.2014 | Women
Liz O'Donnell

In all different industries at all different income levels, couples are struggling with how to balance two careers and home life.

The Role Models You Need Are Right in Front of You

Liz O'Donnell | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Liz O'Donnell

While we certainly can, and should, learn from the women at the top of the corporate and academic worlds, there is so much value we can extract from both the successes, and the struggles, of the would-be-moguls, dedicated moms and too-often-maids -- women just like us.

5 Lessons Stay-at-Home Dads Can Teach Women

Liz O'Donnell | Posted 12.10.2013 | Parents
Liz O'Donnell

While we look to men to carry their fair share, we can also look to some of the stay-at-home fathers, who by the way, manage 43 hours per week of leisure time -- double that of their partners, for some lessons on how women can lean out a bit at home.

6 Tools For Sharing Chores and Childcare With Your Partner

Kristin Maschka | Posted 11.24.2013 | Women
Kristin Maschka

If you would like to work more as a team with your partner, these six tools can help you get out of the rut of managing family tasks yourself so you can reap the benefits of sharing responsibility.

What's Missing From the Opt-Out Discussion

Liz O'Donnell | Posted 10.09.2013 | Women
Liz O'Donnell

All of the workplace flexibility in the world isn't going to be enough to keep talented women thriving at work, if these women don't get some more flexibility at home too.

Housework Gap Fuels the Wage Gap

Liz O'Donnell | Posted 08.25.2013 | Women
Liz O'Donnell

With so many American families relying on female breadwinners to contribute at least some part of the necessary income to maintain their households, it's imperative we close the both the housework gap and the wage gap, and help women access the top salaries.