Working Mother

Working Mother

A woman who has a full-time job in addition a family. Some working mothers are professionals such as lawyers and doctors who work for personal and financial advancement. Others are working poor who have jobs out of utter necessity. Working mothers must balance time between their families and their careers. Working mothers are fairly new in the Western world because of the feminist movement in the 20th century. Some working mothers seek out companies with benefits such as maternity leave or flexibility when a child is sick.
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While some discussion in the counseling literature exists regarding the needs of mothers (e.g., Medina & Magnuson, 2009), there has been less focus on specific approaches to counseling working mothers. It is likely that a counselor will counsel a working mother at some point in their career; therefore, it is essential that counselors have adequate knowledge to effectively work with this growing population regarding the career and family issues they bring into counseling.
The above is just a glimpse of what a normal day feels like for a working mother.
NEW YORK: TIAA was named one of the 100-Best Companies for working mothers by Working Mother magazine.
Working Mother magazine has recognised Japan-based Astellas as one of the 2018 '100 Best Companies', it was reported yesterday.
Aaliya Shams, another working mother said that she finds it quite hard to keep balance between work and family life which made her sick as she does not find time to take care of her own health instead.
Another working mother Zainab Asghar said that she could not leave her three years old daughter alone at home with maids.
Given people assume a child suffers with a working mother, they may also believe men will need to earn most of the family income to sustain the household.
Joking to a packed Ziggo Dome in the Dutch city on Saturday, the pop superstar said would not repeat the experience as she was now a "working mother".
IT'S an issue that has nagged away at many a working mother. By pursuing my career, am I doing the best for my children?
Still, some successful models of gender-diverse firms persist: Goodwin Procter, has been named as a "Best Law Firm for Women" by Working Mother magazine for the sixth year in a row.
Much research exists to help explain this problem, and some scholars approach the topic from the point of view of the "working mother".
However, 37 per cent said being a working mother has hindered their career; a third had experienced workplace prejudice or discrimination because they were a mother; and of those, 37 per cent said they had been passed over for promotion because of being a working mother.