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Tag Archives: working mothers
The female brain drain in science
This is the post I’ve been dreading to write, because it hits me so deeply in the heart. But I need to address it because I’ve been wrestling for it for a few days recently (and it crops up from … Continue reading
What I’ve been waiting for…serious discussion of motherhood and science
I have to give my appreciation to Jenny from A Natural Scientist for having a button on her blog that linked me to other science mama blogs. Through a quick jump through a few other hyperlinks, I stumbled upon this … Continue reading
An exciting self discovery…and maybe I need to broaden my definition of “science” career
I was having a discussion online about reclaiming the gifts you let atrophy due to motherhood. I had gotten some very, very thoughtful responses. One mother was sharing her experiences, which were reminiscent of my own, even getting awards for … Continue reading
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So what’s a working mother to do?
I’ve recently discussed on a gifted woman’s blog about changing my path due to life circumstances – in my case, and in many other women’s lives, that would be having children. So what happens to the woman who does manage … Continue reading
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