Sharon Meers and Joanna Strober are professionals, wives,and mothers. They understand the challenges and rewards of two-careerhouseholds. They also know that families thrive not in spite of working mothersbut because of them. You can have a great career, a great marriage, and be agreat mother. The key is tapping into your best resource and most powerfulally—the man you married.
After interviewing hundreds of parents and employers,surveying more than a thousand working mothers, and combing through the latestgovernment and social science research, the authors have discovered that kids,husbands, and wives all reap huge benefits when couples commit to share equallyas breadwinners and caregivers. Mothers work without guilt, fathers bond withtheir kids, and children blossom with the attention of two involved parents.
The starting point? An attitude shift that puts you on theroad to 50/50—plus the positive step-by-step advice in this book.
From “baby boot camp” for new dads to exactly what to saywhen negotiating a leave with the boss, this savvy book is full of fresh ideasfor today’s families offering encouragement, hope, and confidence to any womanwho has ever questioned her choices regarding work and family.