Motherhood

How We Treat—or Mistreat—Pregnant Workers in the U.S.

Letting a pregnant cashier sit on a stool. Allowing a pregnant worker to carry a water bottle as she stocks shelves. These things seem like common sense—but in many states, employers deny pregnant workers these simple, reasonable accommodations.

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On (Not) Having it All

Last night, I joined the masses of people reading (and tweeting and Facebooking about) Ann-Marie Slaughter’s essay for The Atlantic, Why Women Still Can’t Have It All and am so thankful I chose to spend my Saturday night doing so…. Read More ›

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On Being Knocked Up

A few months ago, I found out I am pregnant. As I sat and watched the two lines appear on that pee stick, my thoughts went haywire. First, “Am I reading this right?,” followed by “OMG! I can’t believe we… Read More ›

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