In the past, running for political office and being a mother were seemingly incompatible. A scholar of gender and politics explains why times are changing.
Research suggests that government spending on very young children is a good investment.
This penalty can amount to more than 15 percent of a mom's paycheck. Ramping up paid maternity leave and high-quality child care would probably help narrow the gap.
The quest to be a 'perfect' mother versus a 'good' mother may actually harm a mother’s parenting.
Mothering Sunday comes just once a year, but mum's help build the landscape of politics all year long.