How I Got Through Working While Pregnant (With a Condition That Made Me Puke All the Time)

When I found out I was pregnant, I was elated. And freaked out, since I'd just gotten a new job. I would be working while pregnant—and was also diagnosed with hyperemesis gravidarum. Here's how I made it through this challenging time, with the support of my colleagues.

4 Common Situations Working Parents Face—and How to Deal With Each One

Dealing with family emergencies while working isn’t fun or easy, but having strategies in place can at least minimize the stress—and ensure you’re there for your child and your job’s taken care of. Here’s advice on how to navigate four common working parent issues.

5 Questions You Might Have if You’re Job Searching While Pregnant—Answered

As a pregnant job searcher, you’re at a potentially overwhelming point in your personal and professional life all at the same time. There are plenty of tricky issues to navigate, so we’ve consulted experts to answer your most pressing questions about applying and interviewing while pregnant.

What Pumping in My Company’s Supply Closet Taught Me About Being a Working Parent

One of the realities of choosing to breastfeed is that you spend a lot of your time with your pump in a confined space. Sitting in the supply closet, I couldn’t help but think about how perfectly the experience encapsulated what it's like to be a working mom today and about what I’ve already learned.

This Is How Smart Bosses Retain Employees Returning From Maternity Leave

Companies that can’t retain working parents lose in the cost of recruiting and training new talent, as well as in high-performing and well-skilled employees. And bosses can make all the difference in how a person performs at work after returning from maternity leave and whether or not they stay.

Surviving Unemployment When You’ve Got Kids, According to Someone Who Did

Unemployment’s stressful under any circumstances, but when you’re a parent, it becomes even more challenging for all the obvious reasons. When my husband and I were laid off within six weeks of each other, we quickly found out how hard it could be to put on a brave face for the kids.

I’m a Working Mother Who Was Able to Have a Career I Love (Without Sacrificing Family)

Heather Freiser is the director of branded content at The Muse. And a restaurant owner. And a mother. Here's how she balances it all.

Real Talk: Being Pregnant at Work Is Harder Than I Thought it Would Be

Take it from Allison Michaels, a podcast host for The Washington Post—it's OK to admit that it's hard to be pregnant at work.

The Unexpected Contract You Should Write When Taking on a New Job

Neil Pasricha wrote a work-life balance contract with his wife to ensure that no matter how high up he got in his career, he had time for family and friends.

Ask a Recruiter: How Do I Convince Employers to Overlook My Resume Gap and Hire Me?

If you're job searching and concerned about your resume gaps, there are a few ways you can prepare to show hiring managers you're serious and ready to work.