I'm trying to be more forthcoming these days for myself and for my son, telling people with pride when they ask what I do: "I'm a stay-at-home dad."
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MOM presents bits of conversations about and with mothers, culled from tens of thousands interviews collected at StoryCorps booths around the country.
There is enormous pressure on us as women to be the "perfect mothers" and to run the perfect household.
The omnivore's dilemma has provided an unexpected out from the feminist predicament, a way for women to embrace homemaking without becoming Betty Drap...
Working moms, once unheard of, have become a cultural norm. Yet we're still mostly trying to find a balance in our home lives when it comes to making care arrangements.
During visits to Madison Square Park, I started to grasp the complicated terrain of Manhattan Motherhood, and how I wished someone had written a guide about what to expect when breeding in New York City.
The Great Recession is pushing many highly educated women who had left work to stay at home with their children to dive back into the labor pool, acco...
On my Facebook page I see others are having some of the same troubles. The stifling heat and down time with loved ones is making it hard to breathe for some this summer.
My father taught his children to treat every person with dignity and respect, and to never lose the grace of saying, "Thank you."
A woman with two daughters, a stepson, a large mortgage, a big job and no time was rifling in a tidying -- not a nosy -- way through some of her new h...
Although I'm not completely sure whether we've passed Hurricane Layoff or whether we're in the eye, the internal nonsense is beginning to clear out.
I attended a seminar about self-branding. Now, in my recent career I've had great fun working on corporate brand identity, copy writing, etc., but never really turned those skills inward.
I had some good meetings as well. There's the licensing of a clothing line, a cosmetics company looking for a face, a product line looking for an ambassador, and commercial opportunities.
What makes mine different than other job searches? When I walked into a career center recently, people recognized me. "Wow, you were laid off too? It really can happen to anyone."
In The Comeback Keller mentions "how hard it can be to be your own advocate, especially when you are coming back to work after a long time away."
I think I had a brush with teleportation (or something like it) last week.
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