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Moms: Make Your Home Work Like Work

The big news in the workplace over the past couple of decades has been the emergence of women as a significant force. We've gotten the opportunity to show what we can do, and we've done it. We've made the workplace a different place; a better place. We are educated, motivated, street-smart, and we are taking the world by storm.

The "traditional" definition of a family; with Dad working and Mom raising the kids, has also changed. My mother's generation used Donna Reed as a role model. She was the star of in the '50s and '60s, which depicted the ideal middle-class American family. Dad was working and Donna, the mom, was home taking care of the happy kids and vacuuming and ironing while wearing heals

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