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Getting to 50/50 : how working parents can have it all

Author: Sharon Meers; Joanna Strober
Publisher: Berkeley, California : Viva Editions, 2013.
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Sharon Meers and Joanna Strober are professionals, wives, and mothers. They understand the challenges and rewards of two-career households. They also know that families thrive not in spite of working mothers but because of them. You can have a great career, a great marriage, and be a great mother. The key is tapping into your best resource and most powerful ally?the man you married. After interviewing hundreds of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Meers, Sharon.
Getting to 50/50 : How Working Parents Can Have It All.
New York : Cleis Press, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sharon Meers; Joanna Strober
ISBN: 9781936740673 1936740672
OCLC Number: 868952512
Description: 1 online resource (332 pages)
Contents: Foreword: A Better, More Equal World-Why 50/50 Matters; Introduction: Imagine a Full Life-There's No Need to Choose; Part One: The Good News About Work: Why Two Careers Are Better Than One; Chapter One: Mom and Dad: How Kids Can Get More from Two Working Parents; Chapter Two: What Your Husband Wins from a Working Wife; Chapter Three: What Women Gain from Working Motherhood; Part Two: Three Truths to Bust the Myths About Work, Women, and Men; Chapter Four: Women Don't Quit Because They Want To; Chapter Five: Success Does Not Require 24/7. Chapter Six: It's Not a Fair Game-but You Can Improve Your OddsPart Three: The 50/50 Solution and How to Make It Yours; Chapter Seven: The Great Alliance: How Your Husband Solves the Work/Life Riddle; Chapter Eight: The Pre-Baby Road Trip: Mapping Out a Leave You Can Return From; Chapter Nine: The Post-Baby Uphill: Test-Driving 50/50 and Getting Back Up to Speed; Chapter Ten: Getting to 50/50: At Home, at Work, for Life; Resources; Notes; Acknowledgments; About the Authors.
Other Titles: Getting to fifty fifty
Responsibility: Sharon Meers, Joanna Strober ; [foreword by] Sheryl Sandberg.

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Sharon Meers and Joanna Strober are professionals, wives, and mothers. They understand the challenges and rewards of two-career households. They also know that families thrive not in spite of working mothers but because of them. You can have a great career, a great marriage, and be a great mother. The key is tapping into your best resource and most powerful ally?the man you married. After interviewing hundreds of parents and employers, surveying more than a thousand working mothers, and combing through the latest government and social science research, the authors have discovered t.

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