What are your thoughts on stay-at-home moms vs. working moms? “Working mom” is a popular parenting buzzword that’s getting a lot of negative attention in recent months. Some stay-at-home moms find the phrase alienating because the “working mom” phrase originated from mothers who worked full-time jobs in offices outside the home. However, in recent
‘It’s Exhausting Being Resilient All the Time’ — Women of Color Feel Overworked and Helpless During Pandemic
The United States economy lost 140,000 jobs in December 2020. Shockingly, women lost 156,000 jobs while men gained 16,000. In January, another 275,000 women vanished from the workforce. While the overall unemployment rate fell to 6.3% last month, it rose to 8.5% for Black women aged 20 and older, while Hispanic women were at 8.8% and white women
An open letter to Black women. 2 things are important to understand: A.) Advice from older generations is valuable. B.) You’ve been told to “buy Black.” Black men are the sexiest, strongest, and most intelligent men on the planet. However, that statement should be revised to say “some” Black men. Unfortunately, despite your success,
Millennial mom Joi Adams was raised by her parents with wisdom and a Godly foundation. She believes the humility she learned in her upbringing provided her with the tools to guide her son. Joi works as a senior event strategic marketing manager and consultant. She is also the co-founder of The Bougie Brunch Group,
Social media influencer. It’s been widely reported that mothers control 85% of household purchases and have a U.S spending power of $2.4 trillion. Within this segment are tens of millions of millennial moms. 83% of new moms are millennials, according to a survey conducted by BabyCenter. New millennial moms spend over 8 hours online
Professionals. Christine consults a colleague regarding LinkedIn’s attempts at connecting the world’s professionals, specifically Black millennial women. Her colleague, a senior talent management executive for a Fortune 500 company, responds: “Lately in hopes of preventing employment discrimination, (they) aren’t adding a photo to their LinkedIn profile. But it’s only making their profile look incomplete
Christine’s blog has been named one of the best working mom blogs to follow for support, laughs and advice. All of Christine Michel Carter’s articles for other publications are housed here. From #blackgirlmagic to breastfeeding, Christine Michel Carter has covered it for major publications- including Forbes, TIME, Harper’s BAZAAR, Parents, Health, and Women’s Health.