13 Feb

Isabel’s blog

Working Mothers

An issue I see often in my practice, is working mothers ‘ s dilemma and sometimes guilt vis-à-vis returning to work after giving birth and the potential impact of having a career on their children’s well being and development.

According to a working paper published June 19 by the Harvard Business School, they need not to worry as much…

“daughters of working mothers are more likely to be employed, hold supervisory positions, and earn more money than the daughters of women who don’t work outside the home. The researchers also found a statistically significant effect on the sons of working women, who are likely to spend more time caring for family members and doing household chores than are the sons of stay-at-home mothers.”

To read the full article in Quartz, please click here.