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Working mothers


Has lockdown been fair to both working moms and dads? Here's what a study reveals

May 28, 2020 5:59 pm

Working hours, too, have significantly reduced for mothers. Prior to this, while working mothers did paid work for 6.3 hours of a weekday on average, they are now able to do only 4.9 hours.

Is your mother getting her essential nutrients? Check here

May 09, 2020 1:11 pm

Not paying attention to one’s health can lead to serious repercussions, therefore mothers need to pay equal attention to their health, especially in the times of Corona. 

No overnight work trips, late nights for me: Single mom Preeti Vyas

January 30, 2020 5:31 pm

"I am probably the only 45-year-old old playing with a bunch of 10-year-olds. But it makes (my son) happy too, and I am happy that he sees that capability in me," said Preeti.

Working parents reveal how they balance kids and career

January 10, 2020 5:47 pm

"Even if you work a lot you can have a good bond with your kids if you make an effort to spend quality time with them. Make the effort to interact with them even if you are tired or there is housework to do," said a parent.

6 tips for moms to get more 'me-time'

December 13, 2019 8:07 am

Tips for 'me-time': You cannot turn up for every family gathering or party and other commitments if you want to get some 'me-time'. It is necessary to say 'No' to a few activities so that it leaves you some personal time to enjoy.

Working mom Padma Lakshmi confesses she is 'overwhelmed' and 'exhausted'

November 05, 2019 1:26 pm

Studies have shown that working mothers are more stressed than others, suffering increased psychological strain and lower-levels of well-being including higher blood pressure and hormone levels.

Smriti Irani and these other women MPs are balancing motherhood with politics

May 31, 2019 1:07 pm

Smriti Irani, MP from Amethi, has caught people's attention not just because of her big political victory but also as a doting mother. The proud mother of son Zohr, daughter Zoish and step-daughter Shanelle keeps sharing pictures of her children on social media.

5 reasons you should not feel guilty about being a working mom

February 25, 2019 5:20 pm

While parenting is ideally an endless task, motherhood is not the only thing that can define a woman's life after her baby is born. A child needs her mother but that doesn't mean she has to give up her career.

Working mothers will relate to Anand Mahindra's viral message on social media

February 08, 2019 11:18 am

Anand Mahindra took to social media to share an illustration that shows men and women, dressed in corporate attires, at the start line of a race. For men, the race track is clear; women in the illustration, however, are obstructed by household items.

'Working mothers are 18 per cent more stressed than others'

January 29, 2019 6:31 pm

Some mothers also opt for part-time jobs or work from home. Turns out, neither of them really have any positive effect on a woman's chronic stress level.