What are some of the employment issues that challenge middle-class mothers?
Consider the challenges facing middle-class mothers in the labor market as depicted by Brigid Schulte (Overwhelmed), Ann Crittenden (The Price of Motherhood), Stone and Lovejoy (“Fast Track Women”) and Anne-Marie Slaughter (“Why Women Still Can’t Have It All). You should briefly explain:

What are some of the employment issues that challenge middle-class mothers?
What strategies do middle-class mothers/families use to cope with the challenges to raising children
What role do private resources play in helping middle class families cope with the difficulties of raising children?
What are some costs to both employed and stay-at-home mothers for taking care of their children?