Tag Archive | "work/life balance"

Six Pieces of Advice for Marissa Mayer on “Having it All”

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

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Marissa Mayer, welcome to the 2012  “Having It All Olympics!” I’m sure you’re feeling warmly welcomed to this corner of the world now that you’ve announced your Google departure and your new gig as the CEO at floundering Yahoo

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“#Allhaving” – The New Work/Life Balance Discussion?

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

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The work/life “balance conundrum is always a topic that’s ripe for discussion because there will never be a day when parents in general, and mothers in particular, don’t beat themselves up for the choices we all have to make.  Finding …

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Working Mother Smackdown? Moving This “Debate” Where It Needs to Go

Monday, June 25, 2012

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Anne-Marie Slaughter meet Sheryl Sandberg. No, that’s not them in the photo, but the latest working mom discussion makes me wonder how long it’s going to be until we’re all at each other like these two lades. Not so …

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Women “Having it All?”: Our Culture of Exhaustion

Sunday, June 24, 2012

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We haven’t had a guest “mother of intention” for a while, but my wonderful friend Carol Schiller was sharing some amazing thoughts about the recent “debate” about whether women can have it all.  So I persuaded her to share her …

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What if We Were Really Honest?

Thursday, September 29, 2011

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What would the never-ending debate about what it’s like to be a stay-at-home mom vs. a work-at-home mom vs. a work in an office mom look like if we all talked honestly about our experiences?  No worn-out cliches about pretending …

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Where in the World is PunditMom?

Sunday, September 25, 2011

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So what have I been up to this week? Well … I had a nice chat on Mom Talk Radio with Maria Bailey about my book, Mothers of Intention. I was over at Babble Voices trying not to stress …

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Mothers of Intention — Why Perfectionist Parenting is Anything But Perfect

Thursday, April 28, 2011

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Welcome the latest installment Mothers of Intention!  Pleas welcome Becky Beaupre Gillespie and Hollee Schwartz Temple, the authors of the new book, Good Enough Is the New Perfect: Finding Happiness and Success in Modern Motherhood.  While I …

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Work/Life Policies Can Enhance the Bottom Line — Fem 2.0 Wake Up! Campaign

Monday, February 1, 2010

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I think we’ve all pretty much figured out by now there is no such thing as work/life “balance.”  It would really be nice, but with the pressures of work, and trying to make sure we keep our jobs in this …

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Work/Life “Balance”– Changing the Conversation

Friday, December 11, 2009

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Recently, I had the pleasure of moderating an online chat with the fabulous women who created the Fem 2.0 Conference and a variety of bloggers about how we can change the conversation about families and their work/life obligations. Doesn’t it …

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Maria Shriver Says It’s a Woman’s Nation. Do You?

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

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California First Lady Maria Shriver says we’re now living in a Woman’s Nation — women make up half the work force, the majority of mothers are the main breadwinners or co-breadwinners of their families and women are in charge of …

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Are Michelle Obama and Corporations on the Same Page for Working Families?

Friday, May 15, 2009

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We don’t need any more studies, discussions or navel-gazing about whether things need to change for working parents, especially working moms, when it comes to sick leave, flex-time or child care. Parents are struggling to manage family obligations and keep …

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Spin Cycle Thursday — Caroline Kennedy, Michelle Obama and Katie Couric Walk Into a Bar

Thursday, January 22, 2009

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OK, not really, but those names just seem to suggest that there would be a good story if those three power women did get together. As for Caroline Kennedy, she’s officially withdrawn her name from consideration for Hillary Clinton’s …

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