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Mogul, Mom, & Maid: The Balancing Act of the Modern Woman by Liz O'Donnell

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INTRODUCTION

While the roles of women at work and at home have been discussed and debated since the days of Rosie the Riveter, in the past few years we’ve heard and read more declarations about women who work outside the home than ever before. Is it the end of men? Are women the richer sex? Can we have it all or not? Should we be leaning in or opting out? And is motherhood really the most important job?

The headlines, and the statistics behind them, don’t tell the whole story. The truth is, more and more women today are breadwinners, and these breadwinners are struggling. They are caught in a perfect storm of male-dominated culture at work, traditional social norms at home, and outdated schedules in the school system.

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