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Bill Clinton's Work Habits Took A Toll On His Staff, But Hillary Might Do Things Differently

HuffingtonPost.com | Igor Bobic | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When Hillary Clinton stepped down from her position as secretary of state last year, it marked her first break from national political l...

Gaga Over Lady Gaga's Dream

Kelly Sullivan Walden | Posted 04.25.2014 | Celebrity
Kelly Sullivan Walden

Surprisingly, once we explore the symbolism, I think a lot of women will be able to relate to Lady Gaga's dream.

Paternity Leave Is Good for Kids, Too!

Scott Behson, PhD | Posted 12.25.2013 | Parents
Scott Behson, PhD

While government and corporate policies (or lack of policies) often make if difficult and financially challenging for fathers to spend any significant time off with their newborn children, it is nonetheless a clear opportunity missed for the fathers.

6 Strategies For Work-Life Balance

Posted 04.10.2013 | OWN

By Martha Beck You have a work life. You have a home life. And you have, in all probability, forgotten how to keep them separate. Martha Beck d...

Guys, It's Time to Get Together With Your Fellow Man

John W. Anderson | Posted 04.27.2013 | Healthy Living
John W. Anderson

My dad's time away with his friends was on a golf course. He never really mastered the game, but he didn't really care. That's because dad was with his guy friends, relaxing in nature, taking his frustrations out on a little white ball.

Making Work-Life Policies Equitable for All

Laura Carroll | Posted 11.12.2012 | Business
Laura Carroll

For flex-time, leave and even telecommuting policies to be fair for all, parenthood has to stop being the central focus behind their development. Here are three ways these kinds of policies could be made more equitable.

Lisa Hammond: Mompreneur Took Her Kids to Work Every Day

BJ Gallagher | Posted 06.26.2012 | Women
BJ Gallagher

Every April when "Take Your Child to Work Day" rolls around, I think of Lisa Hammond, a young mother of two when she started her business 20 years ago. She managed to build keep her sanity while building her business, raising two little ones, and creating a strong, happy marriage.

Top-Level Professionals View 40-Hour Work Week As Part-Time: Report

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 08.30.2011 | Business

Over the last thirty years, the majority of Americans have started working longer hours while earning less, according to a recent report by the Center...

Opt-in Movement Great For Upper-Middle Class Moms. But The Rest Need Options, Too

June Carbone | Posted 08.04.2011 | Business
June Carbone

The "opt-in movement" is really about a select group of women who are highly educated professionals. The real need to keep moms working is not simply for upper-middle class moms, but for those with less education and fewer opportunities.

Discussions and Prospects for Extended Time Off Policy

David Gray | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Gray

Mandated paid leave remains a key priority of labor and women's groups. However, there are many obstacles standing in the way of federally mandated paid leave.