Lara Bazelon, a divorced mom of young children, a lawyer, a law professor and a writer published an op-ed this week about how prioritizing her work caused her to miss some of her young children’s birthdays and school events. Reader comments reveal how the debate about working moms is changing.

“If we are going to be judgmental about how much time parents spend working, then we should at least be sure not to let gender bias creep into our judgments. We shouldn’t hold mothers to a different standard than fathers—both mothers and fathers should be judged by the same criteria.”
Read this article: The Debate Regarding Working Moms Rages On, But With A Twist

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Jennifer Labit is the founder of She is also the CEO of Cotton Babies, Inc. Jenn created bumGenius, a world-leading brand of cloth diapers. She frequently writes about her evolving process of merging motherhood with full-time corporate and industry leadership. In addition to authoring content for this community, she also regularly blogs at