The Longest Shortest Time

EPISODE #213: It’s A Real Mother, Part 5: Now What?

Author Brigid Schulte fills us in on the current state of working mom discrimination in the United States. And one brave listener shares a story that might just inspire you to fight for changes at your job.

EPISODE #177: When Moms Run for Office

Delegate Jennifer Carroll Foy shares what it was like to run for office in 2016… while pregnant with twins! Plus, what happens when we elect more moms to public office?

BONUS: Pentagram’s Michael Bierut on #ItsARealMother (Bonus Episode)

Our #ItsARealMother campaign was made by Pentagram, the world’s largest independent design firm. Mastermind Michael Bierut tells us why he wanted to work on the project, bad ideas along the way, and how the series is making him rethink his own approach as a boss.

EPISODE #142: It’s A Real Mother, Part 2: Ideal Worker

Why do stock images of working moms look frazzled, while stock images of working dads just look like… guys at work? Author Brigid Schulte gets to the heart of why discrimination against working moms is so deeply embedded in our culture—and what we can do to change it.

EPISODE #141: It’s a Real Mother, Part 1: Governor Mom

Discrimination against mothers in the workplace is illegal but it still happens every day. We launch our four-part series, It’s A Real Mother, with YOUR stories of discrimination. Plus, we meet a mom who faced discrimination from… the entire country.

IT’S A REAL MOTHER: A Series About Workplace Discrimination

The life of a working mother is a real mother. Hear our series on why this matters to everybody… and what you can do to help.