Tag: working mother

  • Worst Reason To Quit Your Job Is ...

    Worst Reason To Quit Your Job Is ...

    What with the election and all, we're a bit behind on "can't have it all" manifestos. Fortunately, a lawyer (and mother of two young children) threw some grease on the fire recently by quitting her big D.C. law firm with an email to her colleagues that recounted a rather rough day, hour by hour. (That link... Continue Reading

  • Moms Who Made it Big: Becky Fawcett, Help Us Adopt

    Moms Who Made it Big: Becky Fawcett, Help Us Adopt

    Becky Fawcett seems like any working mom with two young kids. Before 9AM, she's changed diapers, fed the kids (and the dog), taken one to school and been to the supermarket before work. But Becky's work isn't a regular 9 to 5 -- she's the founder of a non-profit called HelpUsAdopt.org which gives grants to... Continue Reading

  • Top 100 Companies for Working Mothers

    Top 100 Companies for Working Mothers

    Being a mother is a 24/7 job. Add in another 40-plus hours outside the home and you're talking about some really fuzzy math. When school visits, another child, and the desire to balance it all gets added in, the chances of also having an understanding boss may seem less likely than a big year-end... Continue Reading

  • Mom Fired For Daughter's Pinkeye Infection

    Mom Fired For Daughter's Pinkeye Infection

    The story of Dena Lockwood of Chicago, age 39, generated a lot of buzz. Dena, a single mother working to support her two children, was let go from a job she had held for two years, only minutes after telling her boss that she had to stay home and care for her daughter, Lily, who was sick with pinkeye.... Continue Reading