Being a working mom is no cake walk. On top of the constant mom guilt, many are overlooked and belittled by co-workers and employers. A recent report from Modern Family Index looks at this problem it refers to as the “motherhood penalty,” and the damaging side effects it has on women.
Mom’s bring a lot to the business table. In fact, almost twice as many people surveyed think moms are better listeners than other employees, including working dads. Plus, 51 percent of those surveyed think moms are calmer in crisis; 47 percent think they’re more diplomatic; and 44 percent say they’re better team players than others peers in the group.
And anyone who knows a mom will tell you how she is a master at balancing a bunch of different tasks at once, which is why juggling work projects comes natural to mothers. So it’s…
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