Women report feeling torn between having a career and staying home to take care of their children. Many describe a sense of guilt for leaving their children with childcare workers in order to work full-time. However, current research suggests that being a working mom poses several benefits for children. “Women whose moms worked outside the home are more likely to have jobs themselves, are more likely to hold supervisory responsibilities at those jobs, and earn high wages than women whose mothers stayed home full time”. Read more of Kathleen McGinn and colleagues’ research findings here.