Karen Bongiorno | Mothers, Working & Careers
Karen Bongiorno is a writer, researcher and mom. She recently completed a series of practical guide books for mothers. They give an overview of motherhood, offering encouragement, knowledge, inspiration, organization tools and resources to help mothers handle the full-nest years.
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MOTHERS, WORKING & CAREERS

As mothers, we decide to work full-time, part-time or stay-at-home with our child/children. No matter our decision, we face a broad spectrum of issues and challenges including work-family balance, “mommy path” career delays or stalls, “mommy wars,” and “mothers’ guilt.”  The articles, reading and information in this category address these, providing perspective and research on how these issues and challenges effect us and our families.

READING: ARTICLES

“The Open Secret of Anti-Mom Bias at Work”

by Katherine Goldstein, The New York Times, May 16, 2018

“Upshot Letter: Our Anti-Parenting Bias”

by David Leonhardt, The New York Times, April 3, 2015

“A Labor Market Punishing to Mothers”

by David Leonhardt, New York Times, Aug. 3, 2010

READING: BOOKS