“Balance” is a luxury that few will ever attain. There needs to be a way to talk about this problem that captures why it matters for everyone.
Providers of physical and spiritual care are just as indispensable to our society as providers of income. So why don't we treat them that way?
Yes, hedge-fund billionaire Paul Tudor Jones's recent remarks were crude and sexist—but they're based on an outdated definition of success.
An inventory of strategies that could improve the situation of America's working parents, from the beginning of their children's lives to their end of their own
Housedude? Homemaker? Hands-on dad?
As women are experiencing the satisfaction that comes from a professional career, men should also get to know the joy of investing in home life.
What I learned from traveling around the country for a week, talking to groups of people about their careers
Her decision to ban telecommuting is deeply unpopular, but it could be necessary to save the company she's been hired to lead.
New research suggests that more high-achieving young people are ruling out parenthood in favor of having careers.
Everyone knows about army wives—now we need a new generation of army husbands.
Caring for children and other loved ones makes it harder for women (and some men) to keep up.
The majority of women favor tougher laws, while 50 percent of men oppose them.
Reconsidering how we think about public figures' personal responsibilities
Women add a crucial diversity of perspective on tricky strategy problems.
What does it mean for working fathers?
The author of The Atlantic's explosive cover story shares what she's learned
It’s time to stop fooling ourselves, says a woman who left a position of power: the women who have managed to be both mothers and top professionals are superhuman, rich, or self-employed. If we truly believe in equal opportunity for all women, here’s what has to change.
Allowing the violence to go on could have worse consequences than an intervention, though only one that meets certain conditions.
The power of many can accomplish more than any one can do alone -- and that distinction is different than the traditional classification of hard and soft power
Preparing for civil war may be the only remaining way to avert it