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Working Mother Guilt

Career and Motherhood After Postpartum Depression

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 01.08.2017 | Women
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Hannah Jones, author, poet, blogger, teacher, and self-proclaimed "geek" has a 5-year-old daughter and 3-year-old son who live in the state of Washington. This honest, open, caring mother struggled when her first baby was born and soon went to work. This is her story.

Savvy & Sincere, A Successful Lawyer & Mother of Twins Walks the Line Between Motherhood and Career

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 11.08.2016 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

How do women measure success? Is it by mothering and having a career? How do they carry out both forms of work to their satisfaction? What helps? What hurts?

What New Research Tells Us About Moms Who Work Outside The Home

Renee Fisher | Posted 06.01.2016 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

In spite of the rising percentage of working moms, the belief that working moms are bad for children persists.

As a Mom, I Feel Guilty When...

Kelly Hirt | Posted 08.04.2014 | Parents
Kelly Hirt

I feel guilty when I am tired after work and my son is not. I feel guilty when I hear a teacher colleague of mine saying to another colleague, "Oh, she can't be a helpful volunteer, she works."

Why Do We Want What We Don't Have?

Gail Becker | Posted 10.14.2013 | Women
Gail Becker

Whichever path we chose, it was the right one. Whichever path we choose moving forward, we will find ways to feel guilty... but we shouldn't. What we should feel is supportive of each other choices. Nobody has it all, and, frankly, no one should.

Author Reveals The Truth Behind The Mad Men And Women Of Madison Avenue

Debra Ollivier | Posted 07.23.2012 | Fifty
Debra Ollivier

In her book, Jane Maas, who's been called "the real life Peggy Olson," brings us a personal portrait of what it was really like to work in the Madison Avenue advertising world of the 1960s and '70s -- not only as a businesswoman but as a mother and wife.

Sharing The Pangs Of Working Mother Guilt

BJ Gallagher | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
BJ Gallagher

"Join the club," Karen replied. "Welcome to the world of working mothers. I can guarantee you -- all working moms feel the same push/pull that you're experiencing. And I'll be some fathers do, too."