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4 Things Everyone Needs To Stop Saying To Women Who Don’t Want Kids

4 Things Everyone Needs To Stop Saying To Women Who Don’t Want Kids

By Heather Taylor for Fairygodboss You’re not alone if you don’t want children. New data from the Center For Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has […]

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Elvie’s ‘A Mother And More’ Campaign Breaking Stereotypes & Changing The Conversation Around Motherhood

Elvie’s ‘A Mother And More’ Campaign Breaking Stereotypes & Changing The Conversation Around Motherhood

Released just in time for Mother’s Day 2019 but being promoted all month long during May, British technology company Elvie’s new ‘A Mother and More’ campaign was designed to challenge […]

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8 Things I Want My Daughter To Know About Being A Woman

By Nicole Pecoraro for Fairygodboss Growing up is hard. Navigating how to be independent among groups of individuals your same age who are going though the same raging hormones and […]

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This Pic Of A Mom Breast Pumping During A Triathlon Will Remind You Women Can Do Anything

This Pic Of A Mom Breast Pumping During A Triathlon Will Remind You Women Can Do Anything

By AnnaMarie Houlis for Fairygodboss Jaime Sloan was on pace to set her own personal record in the 70.3-mile Ironman 70.3 in Tempe, Arizona, on Oct. 21, which is why […]

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Serena Williams Has Encouraging Words For Working Moms Who Are Already Exhausted By 2019

Serena Williams Has Encouraging Words For Working Moms Who Are Already Exhausted By 2019

By Una Dabiero for Fairygodboss The start of a new year is injected with energy. We stay up past our bedtimes to ring in the time of rebirth, make plans […]

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28 States In The U.S. Where Childcare Costs More Than College

28 States In The U.S. Where Childcare Costs More Than College

By Kayla Heisler for Fairygodboss Though the dramatic increase of college tuition has been a hot topic over the last decade, I hate to report that parents can expect to […]

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“My First Book Of Feminism (For Boys)” Laying The Foundation For Gender Equality In Youth

“My First Book Of Feminism (For Boys)” Laying The Foundation For Gender Equality In Youth

We have clearly reached a tipping point in our culture for gender equality, as evidenced by the wave of women rising up to political leadership positions, women launching businesses, women […]

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Starbucks Just Announced New Childcare Benefits That Sound Even Better Than Their Fraps

Starbucks Just Announced New Childcare Benefits That Sound Even Better Than Their Fraps

By AnnaMarie Houlis for Fairygodboss Starbucks often makes the headlines for its diversity and retention efforts — like the time the company shut down for racial bias training; and the […]

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Time For The U.S To Get On Board – How Paid Parental Leave Benefits Children Too

Time For The U.S To Get On Board – How Paid Parental Leave Benefits Children Too

By Candace Alnaji for Fairygodboss By now it is well-known that the United States lags behind the rest of the developed world in terms of paid parental leave. It’s not […]

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Microsoft Says It Will Drop Biz Partners That Don’t Offer Paid Family Leave

Microsoft Says It Will Drop Biz Partners That Don’t Offer Paid Family Leave

By Una Dabiero for Fairygodboss Some of the perks of working in big tech are the benefits they offer to attract top talent. Generous pay, generous leave, and, you guessed it, […]

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This Blogger Proved C-Sections Are NOT The “Easy Way Out”, With 1 Viral Photo

This Blogger Proved C-Sections Are NOT The “Easy Way Out”, With 1 Viral Photo

By Kayla Heisler for Fairygodboss Is there a wrong or right way to bring another life into the world? People somehow still seem to think so. Women who give birth to their […]

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Motherhood Is Getting More Expensive — And It’s Hurting These Women The Most

Motherhood Is Getting More Expensive — And It’s Hurting These Women The Most

By AnnaMarie Houlis for Fairygodboss Motherhood isn’t cheap. It’s no surprise that raising children costs a pretty penny, but college-educated women, in particular, underestimate the demands of parenthood and the […]

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More Women Are Freezing Their Eggs — But It’s Not Necessarily To Benefit Their Careers

More Women Are Freezing Their Eggs — But It’s Not Necessarily To Benefit Their Careers

By Taylor Tobin for Fairygodboss Egg freezing, a benefit that’s on the rise among competitive companies like Apple, Facebook, and Google, appeals to professional women for a variety of reasons. […]

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Public Breastfeeding Is Now ‘Protected’ In All 50 States, But The Internet Is Skeptical

Public Breastfeeding Is Now ‘Protected’ In All 50 States, But The Internet Is Skeptical

By AnnaMarie Houlis for Fairygodboss Though legislation may not stop critics from shaming nursing mothers, women can finally legally breastfeed in public in all 50 states. For years, both Utah […]

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A Sobering Look At How America Compares To The Rest Of The World With Parental Leave & Childcare

A Sobering Look At How America Compares To The Rest Of The World With Parental Leave & Childcare

Think of the biggest upheavals that can happen to you in your life. There’s getting married, of course, or graduating from college and finding a job. Moving can cause a […]