working mothers

One earner families: 90 percent of the time it’s still dad who goes out to work

Harry Benson | 05 November 2019 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: stay-at-home-mothers, working mothers

Are children really better off with working mums?

Joanna Roughton | 22 November 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: child development, daycare, working mothers

Which country worked the fewest hours in 2015?

Shannon Roberts | 30 May 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: demography, income splitting, work of the home, work-life balance, working mothers

Do mums want to work outside the home?

Nicole M. King | 10 May 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: parenting, work of the home, working mothers

Vodafone’s pitch to moms makes sense, but more options are needed

Ada Slivinski | 17 March 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: maternity leave, work-life balance, working mothers
What's offering for those who want to cut back on work?

Do you think that women can have it all?

Tamara El-Rahi | 10 July 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: parenthood, work-life balance, working mothers

Homemakers are happier

Nicole M. King | 05 March 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: feminism, homemaker, Joe Biden, working mothers

Global family values and Spanish schizophrenia

Carolyn Moynihan | 19 March 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: family values, single motherhood, trust, working mothers
The World Family Map -- a final report, in which we find that 80 percent of adults in Spain support the idea of a woman deciding to have a child on her own, while 78 percent think a child is happiest with a mother and a father. Go figure.

Swedish working mothers not so happy after all

| 29 October 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: marriage, mental illness, Sweden, working mothers
Why is the mental health of working Swedish women among the worst in the developed world?

How do American moms feel about working outside the home?

Carolyn Moynihan | 28 September 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: happiness, working mothers
A survey of 1000 women by Forbes found that working moms are, in general, “an unhappy lot”.

Working moms spend less time on kids’ diet and excerise

Mariette Ulrich | 14 September 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: children's health, working mothers
Moms who are employed full-time outside the home simply have less time for everything outside of working hours. It’s a logistical reality, not a moral judgment.

Between kids and work, no “me time” say UK mums

Carolyn Moynihan | 16 March 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: parenting, technology, working mothers
Today’s mothers don’t have much time to themselves, despite labour-saving home appliances, according to a UK survey. This seems to be because they have to be “perfect mothers” as well as go out to work.

Are tots really OK when mum goes back to work?

Carolyn Moynihan | 04 November 2010 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: child development, single motherhood, working mothers
One of the most studied aspects of childhood in recent decades is early, non-maternal childcare. Research tends to show benefits for a child’s cognitive development but not for emotional wellbeing and behaviour. Now a study has found that youngsters are less likely to succeed at school if their mothers return to work within a year of their birth.

New childcare research: beware the fine print

Carolyn Moynihan | 17 August 2010 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: child behaviour, childcare, working mothers
Here is something else from Canada: commentary by Andrea Mrozek of the Institute of Marriage and Family on recent childcare research which purports to show no negative overall effects of mothers working outside the home during the first year of life.

Musical mom has kids and career

Carolyn Moynihan | 27 July 2010 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: family, work-life balance, working mothers
A reader in Canada has alerted me to a really great article -- a profile of a musical mother who is keeping up her career but not letting it get in the way of having a family. Child number four is on the way and won’t be the last if she and her husband have their way.

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