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The Impossible Choice I Had to Make During Maternity Leave

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I had a fairly straightforward, predictable pregnancy. The hardest thing about it was the 45-minute commute to work... Read Now

I Didn’t Get to Take Maternity Leave

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  When I was pregnant with my first child, I knew two things for certain: First, although it sounded physically... Read Now

In an Ideal World, Here’s What Maternity Leave Would Look Like

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  When we asked you what your ideal maternity leave looks like, you responded. We heard from mothers, moms-to-be,... Read Now

Ask a Lawyer: What Are My Rights Under FMLA?

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  Meet Alia Wynne, of counsel at the labor and employment law firm Fisher & Phillips in Houston. Her expertise:... Read Now

These Fortune 500 Companies Make Billions — but Won’t Pay for Your Maternity Leave

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  The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is the only federal recognition of protected family leave we have in the... Read Now

How Paying for Child Care Could Earn You Millions

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  Child care in the United States is seriously costing families. For something that’s fundamental to the 90 percent... Read Now

Think Federally Funded Child Care Wouldn’t Work? We Did It in the 1940s

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  It sounds like a fairy tale: Once upon a time, we had government-subsidized child care in the United States. But... Read Now

6 Successful Women on Designing Their Own Maternity Leave

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You can spend hours researching cribs, breastfeeding methods, and sleep training tips. But no matter how much prep... Read Now

8 Shocking Facts About the Cost of Child Care

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  When companies don’t offer paid leave (and even when they do), most new parents are left to decide between going... Read Now

What Nobody Ever Tells You About Paternity Leave

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  Regardless of societal progress toward gender equality (like women on the rise as primary breadwinners), lack of... Read Now

4 Reasons My Job Makes Me a Better Mother

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Recently, I was on vacation and got to catch up with an old friend. We hadn’t seen each other in a few years, and... Read Now

From Coding to Basic Mandarin — 20 Excellent Free Online Courses

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It doesn’t have to be back-to-school season for you to get that urge to learn. Self-improvement through education is... Read Now

Can Polka Dots Be Professional? (Yes)

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Contrary to popular opinion, polka dots are perhaps the safest of the print family, especially when it comes to your... Read Now

What Maternity Leave Looks Like When You Run Your Own Business

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When it comes to maternity leave, American women are afforded far less than our counterparts in Sweden, the U.K., and... Read Now