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Career & Motherhood: Ways to Make It Work

Career & Motherhood: Ways to Make It Work

“I’m just afraid I’m not doing enough as a mother—and maybe I’m not even doing it right at all.” A young working mom, her eyes misty and tired from little sleep, quietly shared that with me. And I’ve had a version of this conversation with too many women recently. But I’ve been there, too. To […]

Motherhood Made Me An Entrepreneur

Motherhood Made Me An Entrepreneur

As a parent of younger children, I felt the intense pressures and emotions tied to keeping everything running smoothly both at home and in the office. Though I managed, it felt crazy. I tried every possible work schedule. There seemed to be no good solutions out there—until my co-founder Siva and I founded Kango, an […]

Five Extraordinary Mothers Of The Bible

Five Extraordinary Mothers Of The Bible

1. Sarah: The Mother Who Waited In Genesis 11:30 we learn, “Now Sarai was childless because she was not able to conceive.“ This would have grieved both Sarah and Abraham, and in Genesis 15 when the word of the LORD came to Abram he answered, what will you give me LORD since you have not given me an heir? […]

Low-cost Drug Could Save Thousands Of Mothers’ Lives Across Developing World

Low-cost Drug Could Save Thousands Of Mothers’ Lives Across Developing World

A low-cost and widely available drug could save the lives of 1 in 3 mothers who would otherwise bleed to death after childbirth, according to a new study. Severe bleeding, known as postpartum hemorrhage, or PPH, is the leading cause of maternal death worldwide, killing more than 100,000 women every year. Even for mothers who […]

How pregnancy changes careers

How pregnancy changes careers

A COUPLE of weeks ago I attended a lunch for mothers who run their own businesses — so-called mumpreneurs — though I don’t particularly like that term. It sounds like a collective noun for a bunch of women who have nothing better to do than crochet baby blankets and sell them on Etsy. This couldn’t […]