Working Mother supports and empowers today's working moms in their pursuit of success - however they define it. We celebrate the complexity, humor and richness inherent in being a real working mom.
Cheerr to 40 years!
We’ve Come a Long Way, Maybe? • Four decades ago, Working Mother made its debut. To mark this milestone, let’s take a look at what’s changed since our first issue—and what still needs to.
So True! • what we’re sharing
Leave the Office on Time • If you’re perpetually late for daycare pickup, try some of these smart strategies for making a prompt exit.
Next Steps • How can you get the job you really want? Should you go back to school? How much should you admit about your past during a job interview? Chances are, you’ve asked yourself at least one of these questions recently. To help get the answers, we paired top-level executives and a career coach with three moms in need of some guidance.
When Mom’s Career Takes Priority • How families with stay-at-home or accommodating dads make it work
Find Time for a Hobby • Three busy moms share the hacks that help them pursue their passions.
Easy, Breezy Winter-to-Spring Office Style • What to wear during the tricky not-so-cold, not-so-hot season? Take cues from these fashionable working moms on Instagram.
1 Short Shopping List, 5 Stress-Free Dinners • A week of kid-friendly work-night recipes—no further meal planning needed.
finding her way at 40 • Jennifer Love Hewitt figured she’d have two kids and a great husband by this big birthday. But she couldn’t have predicted how returning to work as a mom would go—or the surprising professional paths she’d pursue.
TOP 70 COMPANIES FOR EXECUTIVE WOMEN 2019 • Now in its 21st year, this list captures women’s progress moving into senior leadership roles. The winning organizations have high female representation in key management positions, and programs and policies that help women reach the top.
NAFE TOP 70 BY THE NUMBERS • Organizations on this list are committed to moving women into key roles. Their numbers show their progress—19% of their CEOs are women, along with 38% of top earners, 33% of direct reports to the CEO, and 32% of board members.
Sponsored By • Why women need senior-most advocates to help them get to the top.
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Meet the TOP 10 • These companies lead the way, with 30 percent having women CEOs.
Turning Points • Now in its 21st year, NAFE (National Association of Female Executives) annually honors Women of Excellence who have been exceptional role models and who help other women (and girls!) achieve their goals. But how did these inspirational women get where they are? Five of them told us about watershed moments that put them on the path to professional and personal success.
Fill the Childcare Gap—Affordably • School ends at 3 p.m., but you don’t get home from work until 6. What do you do if you can’t get into the school after-care program?
The GET-REAL GUIDE to Your Health Checkups • You’re great at bringing your kids to the doctor on time but less punctual about your own medical needs. Here’s how long you can safely put off your regular doctor visits through your 40s, and when you really have to go.
Should Your Gyno Be Your Primary-Care Doc?
Getting to the Doctor or Dentist on Time
Thrilling Theme-Park Packages • These money-saving bundles include park admission, nearby lodging and more, so you and your family can get the most out of your visit.
More-Accurate Facebook Birth Announcements • If our pride and joy came with complete candor.