Working Moms

The Working Woman's Guide to Pregnancy

Our detailed guide covers breaking the news at work, navigating maternity leave, and more.

Three signs it's time to stop working

If you're waffling about when to go on maternity leave, here are some clues:

Pregnancy-Inspired Careers

Five jobs for women with babies on the brain

Ready Or Not

Can you ever be truly prepared for becoming a mom?

Photo Series Celebrates Breastfeeding Women in Uniform

We've seen plenty of photo series that focus on breastfeeding women--but this one is like any other. The women are all in uniform. And the photographer's recruiting.

Families Spending More on Child Care Than Rent

Child care costs are so high, many families spend more on it than they do on rent--and women are paying the price for it with their careers. Here's why.

Survive the Work Day (Even When You Have Morning Sickness)

Crush your top pregnancy work worries with these expert tips.

Why Every Parent Should Have a Will

Less than half of all Americans have a will, and the number drops even more for moms and dads, yet it's the one legal document every parent should have. Here's why.

Paid Maternity Leave is Safer for Babies

A new study shows that paid time off for new parents is linked with a reduction in cases of abusive head trauma in infants. Another reason for paid maternity leave.

Deciding When to Work After Having a Baby

If you're deciding about returning to work after maternity leave, learn from these four women, who weigh up the same decision about going back to work after baby.

Your Guide to Having a Baby on a Budget

Looking for financial advice during your pregnancy? Here are some affordable, money-saving tips from real families to help you have a baby without breaking the bank.

Sleep Like A Baby?

A new sleep book from pediatrician Harvey Karp, M.D., may be just what the doctor ordered.

Pentagon Rolls Out Single Maternity Leave Policy Across Military

The latest in a string of organizations that have rolled out new and improved maternity leave policies is not in Silicon Valley, but the U.S. Capitol: The Pentagon.

Getting Back to Business

Going back to work after having a baby isn't an all-or-nothing decision.

Three Tips to Make Your Return From Maternity Leave Easier

Returning to work can be tough on new moms.

Morning Sickness Sucks

12.07.12 Getting through the day with a queasy stomach isn't easy--even for a princess.

Protect Your Family

Smart financial planning for your family.

Tender Loving Day Care

Wondering which type of child care is best for you? Here's the inside scoop on 3 common options.

Create a Financial Safety Net

Follow these four tips to make sure you are prepared--financially--for baby's arrival.

Sleep Deprived Mama

If your baby isn't sleeping, neither are you.

Money-Saving Tips from Real Families

How three families are making it in tough times

Parody Video Pays Tribute to Working Moms

Every parent (working or otherwise) will relate to this funny-'cos-it's-true parody video of a working mom's harried morning routine. All we can say is, We feel ya.

Working Mom Looking for Same

02.02.12 The moms group I was searching for wasn't at the playground--it was in the cubicle next to mine.

New Mom Seeking Same

As a first-time mom, one of the essential must-haves is a new-mom BFF