For Many Working Moms, the Struggle is Real By: Amy K. McDonnell on May 5, 2016.
Janet Jackson is one of the latest high-profile women to be heading toward a very important job. A job she’s deemed it necessary to cancel her tour for, in fact: motherhood.
Though at first blush, Mother’s Day brings to mind gestures and rituals like heartfelt cards, phone calls, hand-crafted gifts and brunch out on the town as we reminisce and celebrate motherhood and the women who have made a difference in our lives — what Mother’s Day doesn’t as often address is the struggle many working mothers (and fathers, for that matter) face today.
Paying a Bigger Price
CareerBuilder’s annual Mother’s Day survey reveals that at least 2 in 5 working moms and dads are the sole breadwinners for their households; yet working dads are almost three times as likely to…