Ever since the agrarian era when women gave birth in the fields, then strapped the baby on their backs, women have been multi-tasking childcare and work. Corona virus won’t be the first time that parents – primarily women – will be called upon to work from home while watching the kids nor will it be…

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In many ways for me, corona virus is deja vu all over again. Five years ago in March 2015, you would have found me working remotely from my home office where circumstances had forced me to relocate eight months earlier when my husband was diagnosed with a brain tumor.  Though I’d been remote when my…

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By now, most of you have heard about actor Alex Borstein’s memorable acceptance speech at Sunday night’s Emmy Awards.  Closing her remarks, Borstein shared the story of her grandmother, who was awaiting execution in a death camp, but took the risk to step out of line.  “And for that,” Borstein concluded “I am here, and…

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In recent years, the conversation over equality in the work place has shifted from a simple discussion of policy such as mandatory family leave or subsidized daycare to the root cause for gender inequality:  the fact that in most cases, women are more likely to take the career hit and cut back or leave the…

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For the past two days, I was thrilled to have my older daughter home for a brief 48-hour layover between an overseas trip and her return to her job up in Boston. Unfortunately, she brought with her a vicious cough and sinus infection that pretty much grounded her after her arrival. When it became apparent…

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I’ve got a bunch of legacy posts strewn all over the internet and don’t want to lose the content. I’ll be posting them here occasionally for posterity.  This one is about how learning that I was pregnant with my first daughter changed my perspective forever on practicing law. Although I started my law firm in…

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For most companies in the business world, Take Your Child To Work Day comes but once a year. But at Freedom Law P.C., a small woman-owned law firm in Eastpointe, Michigan, employees can take their new babies to work until they’re six months old, reports Corp Magazine. The Infant-at-Work program — which is available to…

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