Her Story

When mothers live’s revolve around raising their little ones, it’s easy for them to feel alone. We hope by sharing ‘Her Story’ you will find a piece of yourself in each of these women’s journeys and experience the common threads of motherhood.  What’s your Story?

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HerStory: Emily Mause

  Maternity leave is often viewed as an easy vacation from work. Being a stay-at-home mom sometimes sounds like a better alternative to being stuck…

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HerStory: Lisa Mongan

Life never goes as planned. This old saying is more than a cliche used as a decorative quote to hang on a bathroom wall. Instead,…

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HerStory: Tina Fitch

  A good idea can change your life. For Tina Fitch, good ideas are what her life is based on, made up of, and always…

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HerStory: Marissa Klein

For some women, opting out of work to raise children isn’t always an option. For many, financial insecurity prevents them from being able  to take…

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Her Story: Maryam Anderson

Discrimination and stereotypes-- women who choose to leave the workforce to raise children are all too familiar with these concepts. Amazing to consider, but it’s…

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Her Story: Sarah McMullin

Caring for children was not why Sarah McMullin originally stepped away from the workforce. Her goal of graduating law school was. Then, after leaving a…

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HerStory: Cheryl Friedenberg

We've all thought it before, and boy do many of us wish it were true -- there needs to be more time in a day!…

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HerStory: Jenny Halpin

We all know the saying that life is about the journey, not the destination. For Jenny Halpin, a mother of three, this rings especially true,…

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HerStory: Emma McCulloch

“I do not know how working moms do it” is a statement that is heard again and again. In between planning meals, dealing with temper…

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HerStory: Faith Rothberg

There are only 51 female CEOs in the Fortune 1000. This statistic, sadly, isn't all that surprising, as not only do women face discrimination in…

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HerStory: Kelly Makino

In 2013, New York Magazine published an article about a woman who left her job as a teacher for at risk youth.  She wanted to…

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HerStory: Addison Smith

Deciding to leave work to raise children is never an easy decision. Returning to a job after being a stay at home mother can be…

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HerStory: Erica Greene

Helping others is Erica Greene’s passion. It’s what drives her and keeps her happy. As a licensed social worker, the mother of two spent years…

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HerStory: Francesca Peruzy

Francesca  Peruzy  was a women who worked her way through undergraduate and graduate school and thought she could work her way through motherhood as well.…

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HerStory: Shannon Sandoval

Never completely opt out. That’s one of the most common pieces of advice that women who left the workforce give to other females thinking about…

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