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Working Motherhood

Transgender Mother Responds to Being Named 'Working Mother of the Year'

Meghan Stabler | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Meghan Stabler

Working Mother has named me "Working Mother of the Year." In fact, this is the first time a transgender woman has been chosen to receive the magazine's prestigious award. Remarkable, isn't it? Actually, it's not. I'm just like any other mom. What is remarkable is the staggering inequality we working mothers face.

Meet Dia Simms... An Advertising Executive and Mom at the Top of Her Game

Beth Feldman | Posted 09.01.2014 | Parents
Beth Feldman

Throughout my career, I have always been fascinated with women who have managed to achieve incredible success in their careers while juggling motherho...

Why This Entrepreneur Has Never Hit The Glass Ceiling

The Huffington Post | Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 08.28.2013 | Women

What does it take to get to the top -- without losing your center? Our “Making It Work” series profiles successful, dynamic women who are standout...

Lee Woodruff: My So-Called Glamorous Life

Lee Woodruff | Posted 12.26.2012 | Fifty
Lee Woodruff

"What's wrong with your eye?" my husband asks, squinting, patting himself down to find his reading glasses (I've been tempted to duct-tape them to the bridge of his nose). When my pores come into focus, he recoils. I've firmly moved into Night of the Living Dead territory, but I'm too tired to care.

The 'I Have to do it all Myself' Trap

Kristin Maschka | Posted 12.02.2011 | Women
Kristin Maschka

Caring for others and being cared for is a part of every human being's life. Equality and economics now require women and men to share that responsibility.

Progress Denied: Women in Management Left Behind (Minding the Kids)

Robert Drago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Drago

Among women in management without children, average pay rose from 81 cents to 83 cents for every dollar earned by males between 2000 and 2007. The story for women in management with children? Their earnings stayed flat.

Peaceful Revolution: Motherhood and the $13 Billion Guilt

Melissa Bartick | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Melissa Bartick

If you compare what should happen when a woman gives birth, versus what actually happens, you can appreciate how tough it can be for US women to breastfeed.

Losing Your Job And Learning What You're Made Of

Mika Brzezinski | Posted 07.19.2011 | Business
Mika Brzezinski

When you walk out the door after being fired, it's over. No cell phone. No email address. Nothing. Stripped of your link to the outside world. I wore my "fired" label on my forehead, having been dumped by CBS at the height of my career.