Mothers are suppose to be “professional mothers” but this is something that “is impossible for anyone, even a devoted mother, to respond to another person’s every need. Many working moms pursue the ultimate goal of "having it all" — a fulfilling home life, a rewarding professional career and the energy to keep up with the demands of both while still finding time for themselves. In this paper I will be exploring the stereotypes of motherhood, the lack of support within society and the government to support working mothers, and suggest ways we can improve on this.
Women in the workplace are becoming more and more evident. “The proportion of working mothers with children ages 18 and younger at home in the United States has skyrocketed from 47 percent in the mid-1970s to 71 percent last year,” according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor