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Financial Tips For A Happy Marriage When She Earns More

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 09.15.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Money affects the power dynamics of any relationship, but how does that change when the woman is the breadwinner? Author Farnoosh Torabi researched...

Trying To 'Have It All' As A Writer And Mom

Caren Chesler | Posted 05.25.2014 | Home
Caren Chesler

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgI know I should savor this time with my son, like a peppermint, but I can't help myself. If I've experienced something noteworthy, I want to write about it. And so I walk that tightrope all writers must walk: to live in the moment in order to experience life or to come out of the moment in order to write about it.

What High School Musical And Anne-Marie Slaughter Can Teach Us About Work Life Balance

Liz O'Donnell | Posted 05.24.2014 | Home
Liz O'Donnell

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgI absolutely believe that we need policies and legislation that support working families, like paid sick days, affordable childcare and eldercare, family leave policies, and fair pay. But I also believe those of us who have the opportunity to make choices can better serve those of us who cannot, when we stop doing what we think we should do, and start doing what works for us

Can We Get It Right?

Tom Morris | Posted 05.21.2014 | Home
Tom Morris

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgWe live at a time that has many of its values positioned upside down. The least important things, we think and talk about the most, while, the most important things, we think and talk about the least. Current values force dedicated teachers, nurses, and blue-collar workers to live in obscure poverty, while young media entrepreneurs and entertainers compete for vast fame and fortune.

WATCH: This Woman Has A Powerful Reason For Wanting More Stay-At-Home Dads (Hint: It's About The Economy)

TEDTalks | Posted 05.21.2014 | Home
TEDTalks

annemarie slaughter

Why is it more prestigious to be a CEO than it is to take care of your family? Why aren't caregivers and breadwinners equally celebrated? And do women actually have more choices than men? Watch this provocative talk from public policy expert, wife and mother Anne-Marie Slaughter.

How Can We Help Women? By Helping Men

Michael Kimmel | Posted 03.19.2014 | Women
Michael Kimmel

We need to help men reduce the power of that gender policing -- the fear that other men will see us as less than manly if we listen to the voices in our own hearts about how we want to live our lives.

Lisa Levey: Why the 'Less Ambitious' Man Is the Secret to Better Work-Life Balance for All

Lisa Levey | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Lisa Levey

Are these the men that will be thoughtful and balanced leaders, nurturing fathers and caring husbands? Are these the men that will act as stewards for their organizations, be true partners in raising their children and enable their wives to pursue her ambitions?

What Happens When Women 'Marry Down'

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 07.17.2013 | Women

Should women be marrying men who make less money to better retain their own incomes? According to one study, high-earning women (of which there are mo...

What Dads Really Want This Father's Day

Lori Nishiura Mackenzie | Posted 08.17.2013 | Impact
Lori Nishiura Mackenzie

Although many might think we've moved beyond our historical reluctance to value fathers' parenting, the reality isn't so rosy. By narrowly defining their value by how much money dads' make, we not only diminish fathers, but we also short-change society.

Donna Day: It's Your Time

Donna Day | Posted 08.11.2013 | Women
Donna Day

I see more men than women at the public library lately; out of work, biding their time, looking for answers, jobs, soul mates. I wonder how they are managing their downturns, their missteps.

7 Tips for Breadwinner Wives Feeling the Strain

Next Avenue | Posted 06.11.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue Women who earn more than their husbands in midlife often get an unwanted bonus: tension in their marriage. Here’s how to...

Helping Moms In Need Climb The Professional Ladder

Joi Gordon | Posted 08.01.2013 | Impact
Joi Gordon

With the recent release of a new report by the Pew Research Center, the working mother has come under increased scrutiny in the public eye. Media outl...

Protecting Breadwinner Moms

Kate McGuinness | Posted 07.30.2013 | Women
Kate McGuinness

Regardless of the cause, a woman who is a primary breadwinner in a committed relationship will likely hit some rough patches as her partner deals with this reality.

Ditching the Guilt As a First Step to Having it All

Jeanne Garbarino | Posted 06.25.2013 | Parents
Jeanne Garbarino

Let's ditch the guilt on the career front and the home front and live now without regret or apology for a job not only well done, but a life well-balanced.

Welcome To Filterhood

Ryan Johnson | Posted 04.14.2013 | Parents
Ryan Johnson

Welcome to modern fatherhood, where changing dirty diapers is the least of your concerns. You are up for a battle against media -- a Daddy David against a media Goliath that is not only funnier but a whole lot cooler.

Women As Breadwinners: Are We Still Wrestling with Roles in 2013?

Women & Co | Posted 04.02.2013 | Women
Women & Co

Women breadwinners: Do you love it, like it or resent it? It's 2013 and still, women aren't sure what the price is for pursuing a career and a family.

Give Yourself a Promotion: Why Moms Are the New Family CEO

Jennifer Owens | Posted 03.17.2013 | Parents
Jennifer Owens

I am in favor of all moms becoming not only financially savvy, but financially strategic about the budget and investment goals they have for themselves and their families.

A Letter to My Daughter on Balancing Work and Life

Judy Bolton-Fasman | Posted 03.13.2013 | Women
Judy Bolton-Fasman

Having a profession will present you with a unique set of challenges that men don't encounter. We are socialized to be the family's primary caregiver; men are ingrained to be the breadwinner. It's changing, but it's changing too slowly.

I Am a Hip-Hop Artist Dad

Sapient | Posted 03.10.2013 | Parents
Sapient

I am Sapient, I am a hip-hop artist, and I am also an advocate for natural childbirth, breastfeeding and attachment parenting. And yeah, breastfeeding isn't exactly hip-hop.

Awkward Wallets: When You Make More Than He Does

Women & Co | Posted 01.07.2013 | Women
Women & Co

In an article in The Wall Street Journal, Susan Gregory Thomas cites the Bureau of Labor Statistics when she writes that 40 percent of American women are the breadwinners for their families. Are you an alpha wife? Here are some tips:

Dads: The New Moms

Marian Salzman | Posted 02.16.2013 | Parents
Marian Salzman

The growing ranks of devoted and capable dads are likely to find their new role liberating. Watch for the rise of child-oriented masculinity challenging program makers, brands and advertisers to reflect the essence of this emerging new reality.

How to Repair the Gender Pay Gap? Teach Negotiation Skills in College

Rachel Simmons | Posted 01.08.2013 | Women
Rachel Simmons

Undergraduate institutions should teach women to navigate society's mixed messages, to advocate for themselves and to take risks.

Why Men Can’t Have It All

Keith Richman | Posted 12.25.2012 | Women
Keith Richman

Most of the men I know feel like they are torn daily in many directions. If that sounds familiar, it is because women have felt this way for decades.

Back Off, Stay-at-Home Dads

Amy Wruble | Posted 12.25.2012 | Parents
Amy Wruble

Sometimes when I see stay-at-home dads being all competent and relaxed, hoisting their toddlers with one hand while making realistic elephant sounds, I feel a little threatened.

Caregiving: Not Just for Women Anymore

Nancy Wurtzel | Posted 12.17.2012 | Fifty
Nancy Wurtzel

When I conjure an image of a caregiver, I picture a woman. I know I'm being sexist but I always think of a female. Why?