Our ideas of motherhood have changed profoundly throughout American history. In the colonial times, fathers were in charge of everything. Mothers were child-bearers and laborers. During the Industrial Revolution men went out to work and mothers stayed home to nurture, sew, cook, and make the home for the family.
Now in 2014, add to it that 40 % of women in America are the primary breadwinner of the family, the "To-Do" lists keep getting longer. Doing it all now means caring for every child's needs, time, emotional, sports, homework, school, PTA, physical, spiritual, discipline, morality and money.
Can we really talk about Job Creation and the War on Poverty without tackling the issue of flexible working arrangement for women and caregivers? The US is lagging behind other countries when it comes to work-life balance and legislating work policy. Join Flex Hour Jobs as we discuss where we need to start to help women do it all.
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