Just when you thought it was safe to reply to your boss’ missives at 5:02 PM, a new study shows, once again, that it’s terrible for you. A Lehigh University study (via Money.com) says that after hours email is linked … More
Topic: work/life balance
Carrying a few extra pounds? Blame the office, and then take charge! More
If your college experience was anything like mine, you remember studying all week while also interning, working a part-time job, editing the weekly newspaper and getting wasted—getting wasted on Sunday night (on $9 vodka) but having to go to Film Theory 8 … More
Plenty of people dream of working from home. And why not? You can work with no pants on (I know TheGrindstone’s own Jess Sager would love that) and be your own boss, right? Unless you’re some sort of mega-disciplined super-worker, … More
I’m a little offended by Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg’s assertion that working part time is akin to taking one’s foot off the gas. Coming from a woman, I’m surprised, because there certainly are plenty of part time women doing full-time jobs–with … More
Nicola Mendelsohn is a great example of how we are going to keep top women in the workforce after they have children. More
I know we’re all sick of hearing the phrase “having it all,” but can I please use it once more? Because Nicola Mendelsohn really, really has it all. More
We’ve put together a gallery of some of the most amazing working moms in TV, from mothers with full time careers apart from their families to mothers who made their families their careers, and everything in between. More
Guess Which Movie Star Knocked Up His Girlfriend?
Source: Lainey Gossip
The Inspiring Note Every Woman Should Read
Source: HuffPo Women
5-Year-Old Girl Led Police To Kidnapper Who Dressed As Her Mother & Stole Her From School
Source: The Stir
20 Men Who Get Emotional Over Dogs
Faith Hill's Braces Are No Excuse For Her Dramatic Weight Loss
Source: The Stir
We love her. We hate her. We love her. We hate her.
Since accepting the position as Yahoo CEO, Marissa Mayer has not stopped making waves. We loved her as a strong, powerful, female CEO of a big, important company … then some were irked when she took a two-week maternity leave after giving birth to her first child. More
Just in time for final exams, we’re thrilled to welcome Flynn Coleman, lawyer, yogi, and founder of SAMYA Practice, who has a wealth of experience and knowledge to share about staying balanced as a law student and lawyer.
Why don’t you brew a nice cup of tea, breathe deeply, and settle in? Here’s Flynn! More
These days, James Rhodes is a successful concert pianist. But for a decade, he didn’t play the piano at all, while he pursued another career that made him something like Don Draper, “albeit a few inches shorter and a few women fewer.” Then he gave it all up to pursue his childhood dream. He sacrificed everything — including his marriage and his income — to do it, but in the end, it worked. More
In the battle for work/life balance, we hear a lot about how traveling for work is difficult for mothers of young children. But some mothers, according to a new article in the Wall Street Journal, are desperate for an excuse to travel for professional reasons. The paper calls it the “Mommy Business Trip.” More
A recent international study by LinkedIn was released last month in honor of International Women’s Day. The study, called What Women Want at Work, was done in partnership with Cross-Tab Survey. 5,300 women in 13 countries were asked for their thoughts on what makes an ideal work environment. The results provides quite a bit of insight, both surprising and expected, about what employers can do to motivate and engage female employees. Three major themes became apparent from the results: how women define success is different now than it was just a few years ago, work-life balance has taken precedent over pay, and women are increasingly concerned about unclear career paths.