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Why Women Need to Stop Apologizing

Andrea Midgett | Posted 07.22.2014 | Women
Andrea Midgett

No matter what you as a mother are doing -- or in my case, no matter what I did when my children were living at home -- the air is almost always charged with angst, incredulity and/or defensiveness.

For Daughters, Is Babysitting the First Step on the Mommy Track?

Vincent O'Keefe | Posted 03.30.2014 | Parents
Vincent O'Keefe

By endorsing my daughter's entry into the babysitting business so unconsciously, was I contributing to the cycle of gender discrimination when it comes to childcare and housekeeping?

Bosoms and Big Brass Ones

Patricia McGuire | Posted 07.28.2013 | DC
Patricia McGuire

It takes some big brass ones to dismiss more than half the world's population as being irrational, hormonally-driven basket cases incapable of serious work. It's even more ironic to make that claim while speaking at UVA, home of two of the most famous fearless female gladiators in all of higher education.

The Real Reason Women Are More Likely to Fly Solo When It Comes to Work

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 07.07.2012 | Women
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

The workplace still skews a little Mad Men, where, for every Don behind the desk, there's a Betty at home to take care of business. (Betty's been replaced, but you get my point.)

It's A Good Time To Be A Woman

Posted 04.30.2012 | Money

Forget the politics of the so-called war on women. When it comes to their careers anyway, women seem to be winning. Two stories Monday highlight wo...

Ladies First: Studies Show Women Are Better Leaders. So Why Aren't There More of Us Leading?

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 05.28.2012 | Women
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

In the span of a little over a week, two huge studies have found that women are viewed as better leaders than men.

Laura Stampler

Working Moms: Work-Life Balance Affected By Language Used, Kellogg Study Finds | Laura Stampler | Posted 10.30.2011 | Women

Very few employers have figured out how to make work -- and life -- manageable for working mothers, but what if it's not just our work-life policies t...

WATCH: How To Transition From Mommy Track To Career Track

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

According to Census reports, there are more than 5 million stay-at-home moms in the United States. As our economy continues to take a beating, many of...

The Most Powerful Mother's Day Gift In The World

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

While most women feel grateful for the flowers, cards and mini-vacations from household chores that Mother's Day offers, countless more are wondering why they aren't getting the one gift that they want and need more than any other: a job.

Derailed By The 'Mommy Track'? 10 Tips To Get Back To Work

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

The challenge that many women -- including me -- didn't think through was this: If I decide to remove myself from the workforce for a period of time, will be I be able to get back in?

Can Womenomics Ease the Stress of Work/Life Balance?

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 06.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Marcia G. Yerman

A whopping 87 percent of women would like more equilibrium between the competing areas of their lives. Two professionals have entered the conversation with a new book.

The Reality Of The 'New Mommy Track' | Meredith O'Brien | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

I'm not trying to sound like a negative Nelly. I like the "atta-girl" boost one gets from reading articles about triumphant women as much as the next ...