Tag: working mothers

  • Moms in the house caucus

‘Moms in the House’ Caucus to Help Lawmakers Push for Balance

By |December 19th, 2018|Categories: Working Parents|Tags: , |

To help mothers who are new to Congress, Rep. Deborah Wasserman Schultz, D-FL, plans to create an informal "Moms in the House" caucus. She is hoping to push for changes that will help mothers continue to make family a top priority, even as they serve.

  • Stigma around breastfeeding at work

Survey Shows Continuing Stigma Regarding Breastfeeding at Work

By |December 12th, 2018|Categories: Working Parents|Tags: , , |

Despite the attention the issue has received and the increasing number of new moms who want to—or need to—quickly return to their jobs, the stigma against breastfeeding at work remains.

  • The 9-to-5 is dead

The 9-to-5 Is Dead for 94% of British Workers, and More News

By |December 7th, 2018|Categories: Work Flex News: Articles on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , |

Here are some recent items not to miss, including why 2018 is the year of the flexible workforce and why the 9-to-5 is dead for British workers.

  • Calendar for working a flexible schedule and how to make breastfeeding easier

5 Reasons Working a Flexible Schedule Can Make Breastfeeding Easier

By |September 20th, 2018|Categories: Benefits of Work Flexibility, Working Parents|Tags: , |

Whether you can’t wait to exercise your brain power at work after you’ve enjoyed a few weeks off for maternity leave or you’re going back to your job kicking and screaming because your family needs the income, you may feel like you’re fighting a losing battle if you want to work and breastfeed. It can be done, certainly, but it is likely going to be a challenge. […]

  • Mother with flexible work that's helping to reduce the gender wage gap

How Flexible Work Is Reducing the Wage Gap for Mothers 

By |August 14th, 2018|Categories: Benefits of Work Flexibility, Working Parents|Tags: , , |

Mothers continue to face a significant gap when it comes to employment and wages. But a new study shows that flexibility can help to alleviate that problem. Here's how flexibility can reduce the wage gap.

  • Stay-at-home moms and dads with the parenthood penalty

Do Stay-at-home Moms and Dads Face a “Parenthood Penalty?”

By |March 20th, 2018|Categories: Working Parents|Tags: , , |

Do stay-at-home moms and dads face a parenthood penalty? We take a look at a recent survey that explores the topic at length.

  • women-led

10 Women-Led Businesses Supporting Women

By |January 5th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: , , , , |

These 10 inspiring women-led businesses are determined to remove the ceilings placed upon women at work, with flexibility as a core component for change.

  • Erica Komisar

Author Insights: Erica Komisar on Prioritizing Motherhood in the First Three Years

By |November 7th, 2017|Categories: Author Insight Interviews, Working Parents|Tags: , , , |

Erica Komisar, LCSW, is a parenting expert, psychoanalyst, and author of Being There: Why Prioritizing Motherhood in the First Three Years Matters.

  • mommy track

Work Flex News: Why Flexibility Isn’t Just for the Mommy Track, and More

By |October 27th, 2017|Categories: Work Flex News: Articles on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , , |

In her new book, Morra Aarons-Mele explores how flexible work and work-life balance have been inextricably caught up in the so-called “mommy-track”.

  • back to school

Back to School, Back to Flex

By |October 3rd, 2017|Categories: Work Flexibility Stories|Tags: , , , , |

Erica Storm is an attorney and a mom who uses work flexibility to make life work for her family, especially at back to school time.