African American working mothers

What ‘Black-ish’ Got Right About Pregnancy Discrimination

ABC's sitcom “Black-ish” was on point for its nuanced take on pregnancy discrimination in the workplace.

– Apr 3, 2017

The Joys of Being An African American Mom: An #MBIBMoms Twitter Chat with MyBrownBaby

Not everything about being an African American mom is about race. Sometimes, the little things confound and bring great joy.

– Nov 10, 2014

Parenting While Unemployed: Learning To Conquer Doubt and Be Inspired

One mom chronicles the serious challenges she faces while searching for a job, among them, finding the strength to parent through unemployment.

– Nov 3, 2014

What Blazing Your Own Trail Feels Like and Other Revelations from a Sometimes Okay Writer/Wife/Mother

When it comes to motherhood and work, blazing your own trail is possible—and necessary.

The Working Mom’s Survival Kit: 15 Ways to Make Life More Manageable

Be clear: I CAN NOT do it all. But this has a few tricks up her sleeve to make what I can do a little easier.

– Oct 6, 2014

Started From the Bottom and Now I’m Here?

Being the best in the room is great—until you realize you can't grow.

We #StandWithChirlane: Telling the Truth About Balancing Work & Motherhood

Hello, NY Post? The '50s called—they want their stereotypical mom tropes back.

– May 20, 2014

My Biggest Competition Is THIS Woman. Who’s Yours?

This woman represents the standard by which I measure my happiness, efforts and achievements—alternately scaring and inspiring me.

– Apr 1, 2014

Lean In and Have It All—Finding Work/Life Balance, YOUR Way

Being a good mom and wife and leading a purpose-driven life is important to moms. Tracey Michae'l Lewis-Giggetts explains how she balances the three.

New Year’s Resolutions: More of This in 2014, Please

I don't have any big resolutions—no vows to lose weight or eat better or sock away extra money or take any fancy trips. But I do have a few things I want. These are they.

– Jan 6, 2014