Stop! Don’t Listen to Advice that Women Can Plan Our Way to Worklife Fit

I am so fed up with advice from people telling women that if they just make the right personal choices at the right time in the right order then there is no problem fitting career, marriage, and kids into our lives. ...more

Why White Space is Too Important to Ignore

Allow white-space in your calendar. I know that sounds blasphemous but really nothing substantial happens in a vacuum. Nothing new can be created unless there is room to allow for forward movement. Too much of anything, even good things are still too much....more

Taking Back Happiness

Bloggers Hollee Schwartz Temple at TheNewPerfect.com and Meagan Francis at TheHappiestMom have just published new books on happiness.  Katherine Stone, who writes about women’s emotional health at Postpartum Progress and ParentDish, sat down to talk to them about life’s holy grail. ...more

I've been a fan, of The Happiest Mom, for a while. Thank you, for such a great ...more

Screw Work Life Balance: We Need Work Life Policy! Here's All You Need to Know to Join the Movement at BlogHer

For over two years, The Four Hour Work Week has been a national bestseller. Why? Because most of us resent feeling tethered to our jobs and we know we could still do great work even if we had the ability to control our schedules and factor family needs into our day.  We are grown ups: why don’t employers get it? ...more
I was just about to add a link to Riane Eisler's Caring Economy Campaign address for free ...more

Read Obama's Lips: Workplace Flex Not a Women's Issue

A few things really struck me at the first ever White House Forum on Workplace Flexibility. The first is that President Obama said “Workplace flexibility isn’t just a women’s issue.” Even if no public policy results from today’s session, the culture change that comes when people like Obama say things like that is big. ...more

not all jobs can be flexable sometimes you just need to be there like nursing but getting sick ...more

Say Goodbye To Work Life Balance.Say Hello To Work Life Integration

If a term is not in Wikipedia does that term really exist? Work life integration has not found its way to Wikipedia just quite yet. But, in writing about newly released report on the future of work life in Great Britain, John Carvel, social affairs editor for The Guardian writes, ...more