American working parents continue to get the short end of the stick when it comes to parental leave. We'll take a look at how this troubling reality has grave effects for parents and, especially, the US economy.
The decision to give up your career to raise kids or return to work is a daunting one that seems to be a lose-lose situation for women nowadays. We’ll take a look at why women shouldn’t feel guilty for wanting to return to work.
Many parents, women especially, believe they would be happier if they ditched their full-time jobs to stay at home with the kids. But is the grass really greener on the other side?
Going back to work after having a child is a difficult decision to make, especially when it entails leaving your children at home to be cared for by someone else. In a perfect world, everyone would work together to prepare meals, clean the house, and stay on schedule, and working women would find that blissful work-life balance. For most, though, this isn't the reality. Regardless of whether you work inside or outside the home, being a working mother is difficult. It's inevitable that priorities, finances, and sleep schedules will shift when we juggle work and children. We turned to the Quora community to see what practical tips its members have to share with other working moms.