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How To Talk To Your Baby About Being A Working Mom

Well Rounded NY | Posted 07.19.2016 | Parents
Well Rounded NY

Heading back to work after having a baby comes with a pretty expansive set of dilemmas, doesn't it?

What Gloria Steinem Taught Me About Faith

Jeanne M. Stafford | Posted 07.11.2016 | Women
Jeanne M. Stafford

We don't know what is going to happen in our lives but if we can go forward believing and having faith that everything will be all right then we are sure to see what we are here to do and do it, like Gloria.

Whatever You Do, Never Vomit On A U.S. Senator

Elaine Ambrose | Posted 06.19.2016 | Fifty
Elaine Ambrose

'Have you ever been on live television before?' the KMVT-TV news director asked. 'Yes,' I answered. It wasn't a lie. When I was 5-years-old I had been a guest on the children's show on KMVT with the host named Happy Holly.

The Real Pay Issue Women Should Worry About

Gabrielle Pfeiffer | Posted 06.08.2016 | Women
Gabrielle Pfeiffer

The infamous "wage gap" has been a hot topic for years now. Women feel ripped off by putting on long hours, but getting way less pay than our male counterparts. Sure, it's infuriating when you find out that men make more than us doing the exact same job, but let's not forget where the problem lies. It's not a man's fault if he is offered more pay than we are, it is society's fault. More specifically, it's the employer's fault for practicing this behavior.

These Companies Love Your Families Just As Much As You Do!

Devishobha Ramanan | Posted 05.20.2016 | Parents
Devishobha Ramanan

They say, it takes a village to raise a child. If you are a busy parent striving to be at your best productive selves as a parent and a professional, it takes your employer to raise your child as well!

34 Tweets Nail Being A Grown-Ass Woman With A Job

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 04.29.2016 | Women

"Work, work, work, work, work, work." -- Rihanna... and you, every damn day. If you are a woman with a job, you know that the struggle is real on many...

Why Are Powerful Women Icons Always Wearing High Heels?

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 04.28.2016 | Arts

You needn’t look beyond Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign to understand this paradox: the more powerful a woman is, the more we pay attentio...

Can Working Women Achieve a Work-Life Balance?

Margarita Hakobyan | Posted 04.11.2016 | Business
Margarita Hakobyan

Although the concept of work-life balance often gets framed in the context of women who are trying to balance motherhood and working outside the home, there's really a much larger conversation to be had. American society overall needs to respect the home lives of workers at a much greater level than we currently do.

Women Must Negotiate at Work: 4 Simple Ways to Get What You Deserve

Deborah Kolb | Posted 03.25.2016 | Business
Deborah Kolb

Many of our most successful companies have made commitments to increase diversity in their leadership ranks, in part because research continues to sho...

Women Helping Women: 7 Lessons from Ladies at the Top

Helen Drinan | Posted 03.28.2016 | Women
Helen Drinan

Almost any college president will tell you that there are certain events that are their favorites. Among my most cherished activities are soaking in t...

Stifling The Voice In Your Head That Says You're Not Busy Enough

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 03.09.2016 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

There are times to be busy and crazy and work your ass off and times to sit a while. There are periods of life when being idle is not a crime, but a necessity. There is something to be said for doing nothing, but no one wants to admit it anymore.

Working Four Shifts a Day... And Lucky

Debra Pickett | Posted 03.08.2016 | Women
Debra Pickett

While my life feels exhausting, it is also deeply engaging and fulfilling. And, while the balancing act is often stressful, my family and I are incredibly insulated from real stresses. We're safe, we're healthy, we're well-fed and well-educated.

5 Red Carpet Secrets to Changing Your Attitude toward Millennials

Jamee Tenzer | Posted 02.29.2016 | Women
Jamee Tenzer

You can't open your laptop these days without learning something new about millennials. If we are to believe what we read about this generational tsu...

Why Are Working Moms Crying Once a Week?

Cherylanne Skolnicki | Posted 02.24.2016 | Women
Cherylanne Skolnicki

A survey by Care.com found that one in four working moms cry once a week due to the stress of "having it all." Beyond that, 80% of us feel stressed ab...

How 10 Disney Princesses Could Creatively Make Money From Home

Lis Luwia | Posted 02.22.2016 | Women
Lis Luwia

Women nowadays are driven, dedicated, and have bountiful resources to create and excel in a business from the comfort of their own couch. I'm going to...

The Establishment vs. Bernie Sanders

John Sanbonmatsu | Posted 02.22.2016 | Politics
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John Sanbonmatsu

The very ferocity and coordinated nature of the attacks on Sanders makes clear that the Democratic establishment views Sanders not merely as an annoyance, but as an existential threat. And he may be, at that.

How Women Sabotage Their Sex Life

Rachel Hollis | Posted 02.06.2016 | Women
Rachel Hollis

Ok ladies, we're going there... we're talking about sex. I know it's a bit of a taboo subject, but really, it shouldn't be! I'm a happily married woman (for nearly 12 years now) and I think a good sex-life is an EXTREMELY important part of what makes our marriage so happy in the first place.

The Secret To Keeping Women Happy At Work Is Painfully Obvious

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 01.20.2016 | Business

How do you help women succeed at work? It's not as complicated as some companies would have you think. Here's the "secret" --> You promote and recrui...

The Email Tool That Could Keep You From Needlessly Apologizing At Work

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 01.04.2016 | Women

A new tool is helping women to stop apologizing needlessly at work -- and it only takes about 10 seconds to use. Created by Cyrus Innovations, the Gm...

35 Years Later, 9to5 is Still Making Waves

Linda Meric | Posted 12.30.2015 | Politics
Linda Meric

35 years ago, courts were just starting to rule that sexual harassment was against the law; women earned only 60 cents for every dollar earned by men, and paid maternity leave was not even a pipe dream. At box offices across the country, the film 9 to 5 received both critical and commercial success.

Know Your Worth: Examine Your Personal ROI (Return on Investment)

Jacqueline Miller | Posted 12.16.2015 | Women
Jacqueline Miller

Do you generate a profit for your organization? No matter what your title is, or where you appear on the organization chart, if you are to be of value to your company, you must be able to demonstrate the value of the ROI. Your company is investing in you and will inevitably be asking, "What's in it for us?"

How 3 Women Satisfy Their Career Goals While Remaining Devoted Parents

Adina Evans | Posted 12.10.2015 | Women
Adina Evans

Allen continued to do this for seven years and became known by other mothers for her premade dinners. Women began to ask Allen for help with recipes but she never really considered her process to be a business concept.

10 Successful Career Women and Mothers -- Drawing Some Conclusions in 2015

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 12.09.2015 | Women
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?

Gender Equality in the Workforce Can Close the Wage Gap, the Retirement Gap and the Confidence Gap

Lule Demmissie | Posted 12.01.2015 | Money
Lule Demmissie

Women everywhere are working hard for their careers and their salaries. In turn, they must make that money work hard for them and plan now for the life they want.

From Legos to Business Plans: One of Three Inspiring Stories of How Three Women Satisfy their Career Goals while Remaining Devoted Parents

Adina Evans | Posted 11.29.2015 | Women
Adina Evans

I was recently given the opportunity to speak with three incredible mothers and business owners. When I learned about them, I was excited to share the...