Tag Archive | "working mothers"

The Supreme Court Could Still Use a Mom

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

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I’m pretty happy that President Obama has nominated another woman to the Supreme Court — three out of nine still isn’t the ratio I’d like to see of women to men, but it’s a great step in the right direction.…

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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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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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Sarah Palin Says ‘Thanks, but No Thanks’ to America’s Moms

Thursday, September 25, 2008

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Sarah Palin likes to say, “Thanks, but no thanks,” a lot. Through her Washington, D.C. office (yes, believe it or not, the Alaska Governor has an office in Washington!), she did it again yesterday MomsRising, a bi-partisan group, has been …

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An Open Letter to Sarah Palin About Working Mothers

Tuesday, September 16, 2008

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Dear Sarah, I hope you don’t mind me calling you Sarah. I feel like we know each other so well, what with all the media coverage you’ve been getting in the last couple of weeks. I know you’re really proud …

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Opted, Pushed or Just Plain Fired?

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

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I thought my brain would be re-energized and refreshed by a few days with lots of women and a hotel room to myself. This morning, I find myself continually trying to reboot my brain. A few days away also brings …

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Who’s Really Looking Out for Working Mothers?

Tuesday, September 25, 2007

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Working Mother magazine has just released this year’s 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers. I’ve always had questions about how this list is put together and was planning on writing about it, but I think Devra at Parentopia sums it …

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Do Caretakers Receive Disparate Treatment?

Monday, August 6, 2007

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Hello, folks, I’m Lawyer Mama, pinch hitting for Pundit Mom today. Last weekend at BlogHer, I had the privilege of meeting PM and at breakfast one morning we had a fascinating discussion about the law, law firms, and balancing …

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Missing the Point

Thursday, July 12, 2007

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I hate it when the Washington Post misses the point. One of today’s front-page headlines is, “Part-Time Looks Fine to Working Mothers.” Claiming that working mothers think that being in the office fewer hours a week is a better option, …

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