Infographic: Work It, Mom! Wonder Women by the Numbers

Infographic: Work It, Mom! Wonder Women by the Numbers

Mother’s Day is this Sunday, when we celebrate all of the amazing women who put out fires in the office by day—and then tackle a hectic family life at night.

And, boy, how times have changed.

In the ’50s and ’60s, June Cleaver, clad in a dress and heels, was meant to represent the typical mother.


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By the ’80s, it was the soccer mom, who spent her afternoons shouting from the sidelines.

Today, there’s no one-size-fits-all stereotype. Moms are just as likely to be in the boardroom as their kids’ band recital.

Yes, there are still some hurdles: Women are still lobbying for equal pay, but the momentum continues to grow … along with their paychecks.

So to honor the admirable progress of working mothers across the U.S., we’ve pulled together some surprising and thought-provoking stats that help illustrate their financial powerhouse status.



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