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#Working Mothers

# working-mothers - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

Lower-income families spending 20% of their disposable incomes on childcare
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# Working Mothers

Lower-income families spending 20% of their disposable incomes on childcare

Sep 4th 2018, 6:01 AM 11,202 Views 49 Comments

A new study from the ESRI has looked at how the cost of childcare affects working mothers.

# working-mothers - Monday 10 August, 2015

Italian woman who had baby with German soldier reunited with daughter after 71 years
# World War II
# World War II

Italian woman who had baby with German soldier reunited with daughter after 71 years

Aug 10th 2015, 7:16 PM 24,478 Views 20 Comments

“I never imagined that I would one day be able to hug her”.

# working-mothers - Saturday 24 January, 2015

Column: Why am I working purely to keep my foot in the door?
# Childcare
# Childcare

Column: Why am I working purely to keep my foot in the door?

Jan 24th 2015, 12:00 PM 312 Views 73 Comments

Ladies and Gentlemen, welcome to the land of working parents – there’s not much of the pay cheque left after crèche fees, commute and (caffeine) subsistence.

# working-mothers - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Motherhood and Work: 'Why do more women than men stay at home with children?'
# BALANCING ACT
# BALANCING ACT

Motherhood and Work: 'Why do more women than men stay at home with children?'

Aug 7th 2014, 8:00 PM 5,400 Views 87 Comments

Overall, more women than men stay at home to raise children (at least for a short while). But why?

Motherhood and Work: Practical tips for returning to the office after maternity leave
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# BALANCING ACT

Motherhood and Work: Practical tips for returning to the office after maternity leave

Aug 7th 2014, 8:00 PM 1,312 Views 11 Comments

For some the end of maternity leave is a sad time, for others it’s something to look forward to – either way there are some practical steps to manage that transition.

# working-mothers - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Column: Motherhood, guilt and the fantasy of 'choice'
# Guilt Trip
# Guilt Trip

Column: Motherhood, guilt and the fantasy of 'choice'

Mar 27th 2014, 1:00 PM 231 Views 56 Comments

Guilt may not be the defining emotion of motherhood but it is certainly one of the most consistent, writes Emily Hourican.

# working-mothers - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Column: The 'Mammy Wars' – do we judge each others' choices?
# Mammy Wars
# Mammy Wars

Column: The 'Mammy Wars' – do we judge each others' choices?

Mar 18th 2014, 8:00 AM 54 Views 30 Comments

Andrea Mara writes: there are no universal truths about the different circumstances mothers find themselves in … and aren’t we all too busy, anyway, to have time to judge one another?

# working-mothers - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Column: We need family friendly politics if we want more women in the Dáil
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: We need family friendly politics if we want more women in the Dáil

Nov 21st 2013, 7:30 PM 39 Views 126 Comments

Italian MEP Licia Ronzulli has brought her daughter to work with her since she was a baby in a bid to highlight the difficulties faced by working mothers, something Irish politics needs to look at, writes Regina Doherty TD.

# working-mothers - Tuesday 14 June, 2011

RTÉ's Miriam calls TV3 to clarify RTÉ website comments
# Working Mothers
# Working Mothers

RTÉ's Miriam calls TV3 to clarify RTÉ website comments

Jun 14th 2011, 4:04 PM 6,188 Views 21 Comments

RTÉ host Miriam O’Callaghan goes on TV3′s Midday programme to clarify her stance on working as a mother.

# working-mothers - Wednesday 16 February, 2011

Michelle Obama calls for removal of breastfeeding barriers at work
# US
# US

Michelle Obama calls for removal of breastfeeding barriers at work

Feb 16th 2011, 9:42 AM 1,228 Views 0 Comments

The lack of appropriate places for nursing women to express milk at work leads to fewer continuing with breastfeeding – which is linked to higher rates of obesity, says Obama.

# working-mothers - Monday 14 February, 2011

The secret regrets of a stay-at-home mum
# Parent Wars
# Parent Wars

The secret regrets of a stay-at-home mum

Feb 14th 2011, 12:00 PM 1,303 Views 4 Comments

She stayed home in order to raise her family. Now she’s broke and can’t find a job. Writer Katy Read issues a stark-warning to mothers tempted to give up work to spend time with their children: don’t do it.

# working-mothers - Friday 3 September, 2010

Office babies: Is pregnancy contagious?
# Motherhood
From The Daily Edge
# Motherhood

Office babies: Is pregnancy contagious?

Sep 3rd 2010, 1:32 PM 859 Views 0 Comments

A new study shows how pregnancy “spreads” quickly through offices.

# working-mothers - Thursday 5 August, 2010

State to fund maternity leave for self-employed
# Maternity Pay
# Maternity Pay

State to fund maternity leave for self-employed

Aug 5th 2010, 3:52 PM 466 Views 0 Comments

New European laws coming into effect this week will see self-employed women receiving greater social security support from the state.