Want to commiserate about the Monday back to work blues or get tips on scheduling playdates from your desk? This is the place to quench your thirst for all things work/life related. Watercooler's editorial host is Jennifer Sey, the VP of global marketing for Dockers. She is joined by Vicki Larson, a journalist and single mom who writes at The OMG Chronicles; Denise Berger, the global leader of the Women’s International Network (WIN) at Aon Corporation; and Kerry Rivera, a real mom from the "O.C." who is the Marketing and Advertising Manager for Toyota.
Angelina Jolie just had Brad Pitt’s baby, making her a mother of three - Shiloh Nouvel Jolie-Pitt, four-year-old Maddox and one-year-old Zahara. Will three under five be a crowd?
This generation of working moms has a childcare option almost unheard of in previous decades: the Stay At Home Dad (playgroup code name “SAHD”). According to a Census Bureau report, full-time stay at home dads took care of 189,000 children in 2002, up 18 percent from 1994. These are married fathers with children under 15 who are not in the labor force primarily so they can care for kids while their wives work outside the home. more
I often joke that I was raised in the bosom of Island Women. That’s because my parents divorced when I was very young. With my dad out of the house and money tight, my mom needed to work—and her job required a lot of travel, which meant she also needed help taking care of me and my sister. Until I was 10, we always had live-in help, a.k.a. “The Nanny.” more