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Spotlight On… MomsRising

By |September 28th, 2015|Categories: 1MFWF Supporter Spotlight|Tags: , , , |

MomsRising is helping to make crucial policy gains that benefit our economy as well as women, mothers, and families throughout the United States.

Work Flex News: The Best Companies for Working Moms, and More

By |September 25th, 2015|Categories: Work Flex News: Articles on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , |

Working Mother released its annual 100 Best Companies list this week, highlighting the best employers offering flexibility, paid time off, and more.

Work Flex News: Job Flexibility Helps Poor People Move to the Middle Class, and More

By |September 11th, 2015|Categories: Work Flex News: Articles on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , |

Increased job flexibility would enable parents to make choices that would better allow for future mobility for their children.

Work Flex News: These Are the New Rules of Work, and More

By |May 22nd, 2015|Categories: Work Flex News: Articles on Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , |

Career trajectories, expected hours, job location, job type, and work-life balance all have new rules and expectations. Learn about these shifts and more.

5 Reasons Why Moms Need Work Flexibility

By |May 6th, 2015|Categories: Benefits of Work Flexibility|Tags: , , |

With Mother's Day coming up this weekend, here are just five reasons why moms need work flexibility to be their best selves at work and at home.

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Author Insights: Shay Chan Hodges on Mothering and Work in the 21st Century Economy

By |March 19th, 2015|Categories: Author Insight Interviews, Working Parents|Tags: , , , |

Shay Chan Hodges talks with us about her book Lean On and Lead, a collection of 30 first-person narratives about juggling career with child-rearing.

How Flexibility Allows Me to “Make It Work”

By |February 3rd, 2015|Categories: Work Flexibility Stories|Tags: , , , , , |

This flexibility story comes from Duhara Perera, a working mom passionate about helping others in her home country Sri Lanka find a way to "Make It Work".

The Benefits of Workplace Support for Breastfeeding

By |December 17th, 2014|Categories: Business Case for Work Flexibility, Working Parents|Tags: , , , , |

Employers should be required to provide reasonable time and space for a nursing mother to breastfeed, says Ithaca College student Carolyn Rush.

Raising Children with Special Needs—Are Mothers Disabled Too?

By |November 12th, 2014|Categories: Working Parents|Tags: , , , , |

Workplace support is pivotal for families raising children with special needs, note Hannah Steinfeld and Yanilsa Frias, students at Ithaca College.

Failures or Heroes—The Constant Struggle of Being a Single Parent

By |November 10th, 2014|Categories: Working Parents|Tags: , , , |

Single parents who financially support their children should be respected more in American society, shares Olivia Abry, a student at Ithaca College.