Equal Pay Day... For Moms?

Equal Pay Day arrives this year on April 12, representing the extra three months and 12 days it takes a full-time, year round working woman to earn on average what a full-time, year round working man did in 2015....more

Senator Patton, Sweetie, You're Wrong!

 Dear Senator Patton:...more

Why Are the Best Educated Mothers Not in the Workforce?

Houston, we have a problem.I came across a shocking statistic as I was putting together the latest edition of Mom-mentum's Advocacy eNews.  It brought me up short and sent off alarm bells.  I reread it, and reread it, and then read it again.  The longer I thought about it, the more my anxiety increased.  The sheer illogic of it stopped me cold. Female Graduate, Image Credit: Shutterstock...more
I'm a single mom of 4 children so the luxury of choice to work is not an option for me. Even so, ...more

Opting out of Motherhood - A Private Decision with Public Consequences

Children are, among other things, inconvenient, demanding and expensive.  They require a lot of work and sacrifice.  Even so, I'm glad to be a mother.  I wanted to be a mother, and most days, I still want to be a mother....more

Mom In A Movie?

The great paradox of motherhood in America is that it is so often praised, so little valued, and so actively punished....more

Parenthood is Pricey

No news emerging from under the dome of the US Capitol these days, as Congress is on recess and the men and women you elected are in their home districts.  However, other branches of government continue to churn, and the latest Department of Agriculture numbers on the cost of raising a child are a reminder that becoming a parent is the biggest economic decision many of us will ever make....more

Parenthood is Pricey

No news emerging from under the dome of the US Capitol these days, as Congress is on recess and the men and women you elected are in their home districts.  However, other branches of government continue to churn, and the latest Department of Agriculture numbers on the cost of raising a child are a reminder that becoming a parent is the biggest economic decision many of us will ever make....more

How Not To Fall Victim To “The Motherhood Penalty”

It’s a fact, Ladies. The most fulfilling experience of our lives – nurturing little beings into wonderful adults – is statistically killing our careers. At least that’s what the data says. ...more

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