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Category: Working Moms

What is the Motherhood Penalty?

Favorite Wait there’s actually a name for it??? That’s right, and there’s also a lot of research backing up the experiences of mothers facing bias in the workplace. Mothers encounter disadvantages in pay, perceived competence, and benefits relative to childless women. Strong stereotypes that women are supposed to be at

To Be, or Not to Be, a Super Mom

Favorite Should we call women “Super Mom”?  Is that title fair?  Is it putting undue pressure on women?  Is being a super mom even possible, or is it a myth? We’re at the point in the story that the superhero feels defeated, is tired, and overwhelmed; she wants to give

Interview: What’s a Career Coach & How Can One Help You?

Favorite Have you ever heard of a career coach? How can one help you? We asked our mom-members: What would you like to know? And then we sat down with Lisa Virtue of Lisa Virtue Coaching to get some answers. Whether you’re at a career crossroads or you’re looking to enter (or re-enter)