Journals Higher Education



Published: 24 June 2019

272 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190944094

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Maternal Optimism

Forging Positive Paths through Work and Motherhood

Jamie Ladge and Danna Greenberg

  • Provides research to support the notion that women should feel confident in their choices as they navigate working motherhood
  • Addresses the origins of deep-seated expectations and stereotypes often attributed to working mothers
  • Illustrates how work/life balance evolves over the course of a woman's career, beyond the early parenting years, and that a resilient, long-game approach is healthy

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