Maternity

LOOK: What Statistics Say About Maternity Leave Around The World

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 12.07.2012 | Canada Living

We all know that maternity leaves around the world aren't the same, but how much do women actually get paid? According to an infographic by Toronto...

Walking my Kids Around the Edge of the Music Industry

Natalia Yanchak | Posted 12.09.2012 | Canada Music
Natalia Yanchak

I am now in the twilight of my second pregnancy. This being our second child, I feel more confident than I did the first time around. Parenting is an odd, amorphous journey you take with your children. We have to avoid cramming our own nostalgia down their throats and let them discover who they are and the culture that will inevitably inform their identity. So as I shepherd a seven-year-old carefully around the edges of the music industry, I will also welcome a new person, who will grow up hearing me talk crap about music marketing and false-representation in the arts.

Hey Moms, Don't Expect Time Off With That Baby

Rachel Ryan | Posted 08.05.2012 | Canada Living
Rachel Ryan

Women in the U.S. are offered zero paid maternity leave, and they're practically the only ones. More women are going to school and joining the workforce but then -- boom! -- babies. And yes, while more and more Americans are working from home, there is little hope that a single shift will alleviate a working mother's workload. The shift needs to be one of national legislative proportions.

Some of the Best Mother's Day Presents Can't Be Bought

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 07.10.2012 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

Instead of telling you what gifts you want for this Mother's Day, we thought we would instead show you three of the seventeen gifts you already have! As you open up those homemade cards and eat burnt toast in bed, take a moment to think about all the little things--the smiles, the hugs and the freshly picked bouquet of dandelions.