Smart, practical, inspiring - and respectful of all mothers' choices! This is a book for mothers to read for themselves and to lovingly share and discuss with other mothers who are working out their dreams for work and family over the short and long term. --Hannah Riley Bowles, Associate Professor, Harvard Kennedy School
Sharon Reed Abboud's book is an extraordinarily rich resource for today's mothers (and fathers). This easy-to-read, insight-filled, and downright useful book is a must read 'fave' for moms linking them in to career savvy advice, imaginative options, and terrific tips. --Nanette Levinson, Associate Professor, School of International Service, American University
... a bible for women who are grappling with the dilemma of how to strike a balance between work life and parent life. Each chapter breaks down the choices that career women have to make, and provides essential information to inform and educate the reader about all their options. As a career coach and consultant, I will be putting this book on all my clients' reading lists. --Cheryl Stein, Canada's Monster.com Personal Coach
About the Author
SHARON REED ABBOUD is a writer specializing in career issues. She has written articles about careers and higher education for the Washington Post Express, Succeed Magazine, and others. Her online articles have been linked by many sites of interest to career seekers. Sharon also answers questions as a career-planning expert for AllExperts.com and was an academic advisor and a career specialist at the American University, in Washington, D.C. Born in New York City, Sharon lives in Northern Virginia with her husband Roger and four children. Sharon is a stay-at-home career mother, as she balances raising her children with being a full-time writer.