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A stinging account of how public policy and private businesses have failed to adapt to working mothers. Read it and weep at European family-friendly policies, like Sweden's guarantee that parents can work reduced hours until their child is 8. Or read it and be grateful, perhaps, that you have it a lot easier than many others.Jennifer Ludden, National Correspondent, NPR
The War on Moms is an infuriating, galvanizing read — a page-turner for working moms.Carly Berwick, The Los Angeles Times

This book is about how the lack of paid leave, childcare, and flexible work options can make life hellish for working families in the U.S. It came out in 2010. But, because most people here still don’t have these things, it remains depressingly up-to-date.

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