Recent research reveals that many women do not expect to continue to work full time throughout their career, even including those with University qualifications. You guessed it, this is because of the commitments required during child rearing. Bringing up children and working full time is simply too demanding and our work culture only supplies high value jobs as full time jobs so women get squeezed out of the career promotion ladder as their child rearin
New film: I Don't Know How She Does It . Based on the best-selling novel by Allison Pearson and starring Sarah Jessica Parker, Christina Hendricks and Pierce Brosnan, the film gives an upbeat glimpse into the glossy but hectic life of Kate Reddy (Parker), a woman who appears to have everything going for her.
Regardless of the reviews, good or bad, that this movie might be getting, it highlights the battle between working and raising kids. One Australian's response to this movie is to reason the following:
Some responses from community support groups: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10763293