“I was brought up to believe I could do anything I wanted professionally and, of course, be a mother at the same time. But I’m finding out that it’s complicated. It requires a lot of thought and planning and I haven’t figured it out yet.” Maggie Gyllenhaal
Contact: Daniel Fowler firstname.lastname@example.org 202-527-7885 American Sociological Association LAS VEGAS — Working moms have lower rates of depression than their stay-at-home counterparts, but buying into the supermom myth could put working mothers at greater risk for depression, suggests new research to be presented at the 106th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association. The study
Starting THIS Friday we’ll be posting about either an upcoming family-friendly event OR we’ll give you our own tips for some family-fun activities to do at home! Be on the lookout for this blog every single Friday.
I scheduled my blog post that went live earlier today (about not feeling guilty being a working-mom) to automatically post about a week ago. Then, this morning, I felt badly dropping my little girl off at daycare. It was a combination of factors I think. Since we started her in daycare 5 weeks ago I’ve been
“Mothers are the most instinctive philosophers.” Harriet Beecher Stowe
Here’s an interesting post I wrote for WorkingMother.com —————————————————————————————————- Taking care of my new baby girl Lillian for 10 weeks was a great experience, but it only reinforced my desire to go back to my career. I missed adult interaction and using my skills and talents. While I love my daughter more than anything in
“The ideal situation for a parent is one that no one has – having a fulfilling job that requires you to work three days a week. It’s better for the parents, because they get to spend time with the children and also have a source of pride and achievement – and income – outside the
“I was surrounded by plenty of working moms, including my grandmother, a pediatrician, and my mother, a writer and producer…I just thought, Well, that’s what moms do. They work and raise their kids.” Maggie Gyllenhaal
I remember watching this when I was pregnant and just stumbled upon it again. I completely love it. Hope you do too.
“Like all working mothers, sometimes I feel like a terrible mother and sometimes I feel like a terrible employee. But for the most part, I try to give myself a break, which is something I urge all mothers to do – to live your life with a cloud of guilt about everything you are doing