woman on stepping stones over waterIt seems that the professional options for moms fall into two main categories: full-time working mom or stay-at-home-mom.  I don’t agree. What about the huge area of grey between those two extremes?

This is where Mompowerment comes in. I’ve started a Mompowerment community on Facebook where you can ask questions and share your own experience about being a professional part-time working mom.

According to Pew Research, 47% of moms would like to work part-time. Are you one of those moms? Maybe you are and you don’t know how to start making that happen. Maybe you’re already working part-time and would like to talk to other moms in the same situation, going through something similar at work or at home.

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Working part time has consistently been the top choice for women with at least one child under the age of 18 in the three years that the question was asked.

Pew Research

The Book

Mompowerment: Insights from Successful Professional Part-time Working Moms who Balance Career and Family

— To be released in mid-2017 by Suzanne Brown

Interviews

What will my book, Mompowerment: Insights from Successful Professional Part-time Working Moms who Balance Career and Family, cover? I interviewed 100+ moms who work part-time.  I felt this should be based on many stories and many approaches to being a part-time working mom, not only my perspective. The book allows me to share the collective advice, insights, and even solutions to challenges, to help other moms consider another career option. The idea is to help moms be successful in their part-time work situation.

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