Family Values @ Work

The Ongoing Struggle To Balance Career And Family

June 25, 2012

From the Diane Rehm Show:

The Ongoing Struggle to Balance Career and Family

Working mothers have long struggled to balance career and family. Diane and her guests look at defining success and happiness, and whether it’s gotten easier to have it all.



  • Judith Warner: author of “Perfect Madness: Motherhood in the Age of Anxiety” and “We’ve Got Issues: Children and Parents in the Age of Medication” and a columnist for
  • Ellen Galinsky: president of the Families and Work Institute
  • Linda Perlman Gordon: Psychotherapist in private practice in Chevy Chase, co-author of Too Close for Comfort: Questioning the New Intimacy of today’s New Mother-Daughter Relationship,” “Mom Can I Move Back in With You?” and a couple of parent’s survival guides to connecting with your teen.
  • Wendy Chun-Hoon: Family Values @ Work’s D.C. Director