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The 5 Things All Divorcees Regret

Kristy Campbell | Posted 07.17.2012 | Divorce
Kristy Campbell

Divorce is a monumental life experience much like a marriage, birth or death. Not talking about it seems unhealthy.

Mompreneurs: Relying on Facebook to Grow Biz

Sandy Abrams | Posted 06.27.2012 | Small Business
Sandy Abrams

There comes a time for many stay-at-home moms when they realize that they can turn their hobby into a business. This "lifestyle business" model has been life-changing for these two self-proclaimed "Facebook Mompreneurs."

Sam Stein

Mitt Romney's Long Involvement In The Politics Of Motherhood | Sam Stein | Posted 04.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If Mitt Romney seemed comfortable turning last week's kerfuffle over stay-at-home mothers into a "Christmas gift" that came early for hi...

Is Work-Life Balance a Myth?

LearnVest | Posted 06.17.2012 | Parents

Many moms are happy and willing to martyr themselves.

When Did My Husband Become My Bank? | Posted 06.16.2012 | Parents

Though some working women may read this and think it sounds God-awful, I actually enjoyed my new job of mom. I was both good at it and loved it. But there were unexpected downsides as well.

Ann Or Hilary: Either Way, Motherhood Is a Dismal Financial Decision for American Women

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 06.13.2012 | Business
Soraya Chemaly

What I am not hearing anyone say loudly and clearly in this Rosen/Romney snafu is that women's ability -- not desire or choice -- to take part in the economy is based on her freedom to make reproductive decisions.

The Witching Hour: A Desperate Mom Counts Down The Minutes Until Husband Comes Home

Kara Gebhart Uhl | Posted 05.30.2012 | Parents
Kara Gebhart Uhl

I messaged Andy asking him what time he was going to be home so I could have dinner ready. The kids start melting down around 5:30pm. Andy is usually home by 6pm. If dinner is much later than 6pm, I truly believe the kids believe the world is ending.

My Kids Stole My Ambition

Dani Klein Modisett | Posted 04.03.2012 | Parents
Dani Klein Modisett

I was voted most likely to succeed in ninth grade. Now, I don't want to be excessively self-deprecating and assert that it's been all down hill since, but I think it's fair to say that a jury of 14-year-old peers may not have anticipated the curve ball that motherhood would throw me.

Friendly Fire

Glennon Melton | Posted 06.23.2012 | Parents
Glennon Melton

As far as I can tell, no matter what decision a woman makes, she's offering an invaluable gift to my daughters and me.

14 Reasons Why Being A Stay At Home Person Sucks

Dani Klein Modisett | Posted 03.17.2012 | Parents
Dani Klein Modisett

Because I know having two beautiful, healthy children to care for is the biggest privilege I've ever been given and for that fact alone I should never, no way, no how, allow myself to feel the intense rage that wells up in me at least once a day many days between the hours of 3:30 and bedtime.

Who Has The Harder Day? The Working Mom, For Sure

| Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents

By Dawn Demalas Meehan There's a certain debate about who has it harder, stay-at-home moms or working moms. "They" say there is no answer to this d...

How The Godfather Set Us Straight

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 02.15.2012 | Women
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

"If you're a young woman, I would say, don't get married, because then you have this guy who's trying to get you to do everything for his career."

7 Things Stay-At-Home Moms Must Do Before Filing Divorce

Thomas Greenwald | Posted 01.21.2012 | Divorce
Thomas Greenwald

Divorce is a life-changing experience for any family. For the stay-at-home mom, the consequences of ending a marriage can be even more dramatic

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...

A Mother's 'Time Out'

Cara McDonough | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Cara McDonough

I know, the moral of this story is supposed to be that losing my job and staying at home with my daughter turned out to be everything I ever wanted. But it's simply not true.

Rewriting the Story of Motherhood

Pam Allyn | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Pam Allyn

There is enormous pressure on us as women to be the "perfect mothers" and to run the perfect household.

Stay at Home Moms vs Working Moms -- Can't We All Just Support Each Other?

Kristen Houghton | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kristen Houghton

Supporting rather than condemning each other is a key factor in understanding each other's decisions. Whether you choose to stay home or go to work is an individual choice.

Mayim Bialik's Latest Role: Green Mom

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

We know her as Blossom, that spunky adolescent on that eponymous sitcom. But since the series ended in 1995, Mayim Bialik, now 33, has truly blossomed.

It's Stylish and Smart to Be a Mother Again, Thanks to Michelle Obama

Francesca Biller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Francesca Biller

It's seems stylish and even respectable again in political and social circles to admit that you may consider motherhood as important as any career, thanks to First Lady Michelle Obama.