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Work-Life Balance? Puh-leaase!

Mika Brzezinski | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mika Brzezinski

It is true. I refrain from saying "My children are 100 percent my first priority at all times." I choose to put many other things on my plate too.

Peaceful Revolution: The Business of America's Women Is Business

Nanette Fondas | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Nanette Fondas

Women held 34.9 percent of all jobs 40 years ago; today we hold 49.8 -- any day now you will hear that we've passed the 50 percent mark. So hats off to women starting, sustaining, and working in women-owned businesses.

Work And Babies: Women Still Have To Pick Their Poison (But Men Are Evolving!)

Mika Brzezinski | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mika Brzezinski

It seems like a woman has to pick her poison. Suffer now, or take "a few years off" and pay later. Women need to know that "taking a few years off" can often lead to a permanent condition of dependence and loss of identity.

Sometimes You Have To Take A Step Back

Mika Brzezinski | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mika Brzezinski

During that full year and more that I was out of work, I discovered who I was and what I was meant to do, regardless of my assignment or my annual salary. I discovered what my terms would be this time around.

Getting Real: Women Reject A Post-Feminist Kumbaya

Peggy Klaus | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Peggy Klaus

The frequency at which I hear this kind of war story from women across all professions, career levels, and ages suggested that the issue affects a lot of people.

You Wear The Suit: 8 Tips On Trading Places With Your Spouse

Therese Borchard | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Therese Borchard

I've noticed many more men at pick-up from school and camp, soccer practice and birthday parties. The women? They've gone back to work because there a...

What Working Mothers Needed this Mother's Day

Beth Shulman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Beth Shulman

It is imperative that we think of solutions to make the middle class dream possible for working mothers once again.