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Just a Reminder For Anyone Who Needs It: It's Illegal to Fire Someone for Having Kids On Their Zoom Call

San Diego mom Dris Wallace says she was fired from her full-time job in the financial industry because her boss didn't want to hear her kids in the background on calls.
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Coronavirus is Changing the Conversation of What Being a Stay-at-Home Parent Means

Stay-at-home parenthood has been viewed as an easy luxury. But the COVID-19 pandemic is bringing much-needed attention to what being an at-home parent is really all about.
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Survey Finds Parents Working from Home Now May Be More Productive Than People Without Kids

The survey also found that overall, people reported only a 1 percent change in productivity with working from home as opposed to at the office.
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The Real Mom's Guide to Getting S*%t Done When Working From Home: 6 Hilariously Effective Ways to Buy You Time

In an effort to help you stay productive and sane(ish) during the coronavirus pandemic, here are a few playful tips that will make working from home with your kids just a little bit less stressful.
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How to Stay Busy (And Sane) While Kids Are out of School for the Coronavirus

If your kids are suddenly home for an indefinite period of time due to COVID-19, your average day is no doubt looking very different right now. Take these tips from a teacher when it comes to keeping everyone calm, as well as learning on track.
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How to Handle Coworkers Who Don't Get Pregnancy at All

There are plenty of rumors about pregnancy floating around in the workplace, but not all of them are true. Two corporate executives share tips for helping you set your colleagues straight.
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How to Master Working From Home—While Under Quarantine With Kids

The spread of the coronavirus is forcing working parents into telecommute situations across the country. If you’re struggling to stay productive while working from home, these tips from full-time work-from-home moms may help.
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10 Ways Moms Can Balance Work and Family

It's never easy being a mom trying to juggle a full-time job with a family life. Read on for tips on how you get closer to reaching an ideal work-life balance.
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This Mom Wants to Make It Easier for Single Parents Like Her to Run for Office

After experiencing the difficulties of running for office as a working single parent firsthand, Congresswoman Katie Porter is shaking things up on Capitol Hill by introducing legislation that could tip the balance of representation in Congress.

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10 Things to Consider Before Going Back to School as a Parent

Considering going back to school at 30? 40? Experts—and parents who've done it—share their tips for success when it comes to continuing your education when you have kids in school, too.
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How I Landed My Dream Job While 6 Months Pregnant

I was six months pregnant when I decided it was time to find a new job closer to home and to my family who could help with child care. I took the plunge and went on an interview. My experience reaffirmed my belief that pregnancy shouldn't hinder your career.
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We're Moms Working at the Border to Make Change: Here's How You Can Help

When news alerts started featuring kids separated from their parents on the southern border of the United States, these four Latina moms knew they had to do something. Now they tell you how you can help.
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My Husband's Job Loss Helped Me Teach My Kids About Resilience

When my husband lost his job, it wasn’t easy to find the words to tell my kids that would make everything seem all right. Yet there was a valuable takeaway I almost missed during our family struggle.
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Why Moms Are Pioneering the Marijuana Industry

There may still be a stigma around marijuana use across the country, but these mothers are blazing the way for women in the cannabis industry.
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The Identity Crisis of the Stay-at-Home Parent When the Kids Go to School

Now that two of my three children are in school full time, I have more time for myself at home. Am I still a stay-at-home dad or something else?
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