Working Mother

Magazine covering topics of importance to career-committed mothers.

Articles from Vol. 33, No. 8, November

A Museum for Us!
Did you know that there's a museum for bathtubs? and there's one for beads, band instruments, mustard and money. But moms, there is no museum chronicling the history, honoring the contributions and exploring the meaning of motherhood. that's right, there's...
Could It Be ADHD?
Work has been intense, and all you want to do is snuggle up with your 4-year-old and read Where the Wild Things Are. Except he's running around like one of the Wild Things-as usual. And his preschool teacher can't get him to sit still either. Are most...
Everybody Knows Somebody
She was so stressed that day. The book signing was just six hours away. Soon 300 people would be pouring through the ballroom doors. As community relations manager for a national bookstore in Des Moines, IA, Cindy Sharp had been working on this highly...
Forging Friendships
Kids need buddies. But for some reason, yours doesn't get playdate invites and rarely talks about other kids at school. His teacher says he's a good student but has few friends, so what gives?Sometimes, it's more than just personalities. Three behavioral...
Making Movies
The first thing Aline Brosh McKenna mentions about writing the screenplay for The Devil Wears Prada isn't her time on the set with Meryl Streep. Nor is it her Writers Guild of America nomination for the script. Instead, she confides that traveling for...
Raising Three
Bringing up two kids while working often felt like a high-wire act, but now that the new baby's arrived, you're feeling even more unbalanced. "Going from two kids to three is a bigger adjustment than going from one to two," says Susan Bartell, PhD, parenting...
Super Sides
Fig and Rosemary FlatbreadServeS 6 to 8 * PreP time 10 minutesCook time 15 to 18 minutesThe heavenly combo of ricotta, rosemary and fig lends a taste of Italy to your holiday table. Don't worry about the dough sticking to the pan-it'll help the bread...
The Working Mother Report: What Moms Think
After dangling from monkey bars and shooting through the sky on twirling tire swings, 8-year-old Akila suddenly stopped in front of a slide and beamed at her mother. "In that moment my daughter realized, This is a project my mom worked on," says Alexandrea...
Toys That Rock
0 to 2On a rollYour tot will be off and crawling after Chicco's Spring roller. The motion-activated musical toy tempts babies to move by lighting up and playing a tune each time it's pushed ($27, amazon.com).Walk this wayThe sturdy, stable Wonder Walker...
Turn over a New Leaf
The fallen leaves on your lawn needn't be another task on your to-do list. Instead of raking, see the colorful foliage through your children's eyes-suddenly a chore is transformed into a giggle-inducing game. Have the kids spread out across the lawn...
Working Mothers of the Year
Jill Shields * Senior Vice President, Marketing and Promotions for Animation, Young Adult and Kids Media * Turner Broadcasting System * mOm Of TARiku ANd LAmiSOTypical day At work, I bounce between meeting with ad clients and developing integrated campaigns...
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