Successful careers and motherhood don’t have to be mutually exclusive (Guest commentary)

Family-friendly policies create difficult choice for women
By Barbara Moses
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 10/31/2007

Never mind the women’s movement. It’s much tougher to be a working mother today than it was 20 years ago.

Why? Because both working and mothering have become extreme sports.

Should you work at full throttle, take a career break and stay at home with the kids or search for middle ground? These days, as one working mother recently told me, “Whatever you decide, you just can’t win.”