Getting Benefits

By | January 24th, 2013|Moms at Work, Uncategorized|

by Elizabeth Wilcox How do you define family-friendly? Family-friendly is a relative term depending on your needs. And for many mothers, particularly single mothers and mothers whose husbands are self-employed, benefits are the key. After all, some estimate that employer-sponsored benefits can be of as [...]

Figuring Out Your Needs

By | January 24th, 2013|Moms at Work, Uncategorized|

by Elizabeth Wilcox Not sure if the arrangement you're considering is right for you and your children? Don't base your judgment on what the latest study says on how much a mother should work. Look within. Here are four tips to help you figure out [...]

The Art of Volunteering

By | January 24th, 2013|Moms at Work, Uncategorized|

by Elizabeth Wilcox "Don't tell me I don't work. I was up until midnight last night, doing things for the family, doing all my volunteer work. I just don't get paid." It's a familiar refrain. Among women who don't work for pay, many consider their [...]

When Pay Matters, Think BIG: Why women seeking family-friendly work shouldn’t undervalue where they can get their financial needs met.

By | January 24th, 2013|Moms at Work, Uncategorized|

by Elizabeth Wilcox I'm as guilty as the rest. When I talk about family-friendly work, I often launch into discussion about arrangements - flexible hours, telecommuting, part-time work, even launching your business. But in today's world, where part-time and running your own business come at [...]