Give parents a Break

Originally Posted on Oregon Business:   Searching for affordable childcare by Kim Moore   For a while I was unsure whether I was going to be able to return to my job at Oregon Business magazine after giving birth to my son in November. My partner and I had fruitlessly searched six months for daycare in […]

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28 Reasons to Love Portland Right Now: Part IV

Originally Posted on Willamette Week: Reason #16: Because soon every day will be Take Your Child to Work Day Glaucia Martin-Porath remembers being a new mother, forced to go back to work and spend 10 hours a day away from her children. “It felt so terrible,” she says. “The system doesn’t support working mothers.” So […]

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Best friend to working moms: Glaucia Martin-Porath

Originally Posted on Metro Parent: Ever imagine a place where you could work, have your children cared for onsite and maybe grab a tasty lunch with other moms? Glaucia Martin-Porath has and she’s bringing that utopian vision to life with Women’s Plaza, a shared workspace that offers freelancers, remote workers and mamaprenuers daycare, catered meals […]

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Work, Life, Integration-Not Balance

Originally Posted on Portland Tribune: Women’s Plaza: Where you don’t have to make the choice between a successful career and providing the best care for yourself and your family. With the classic 9-to-5 on the demise as people move toward working for themselves or part-time in order to better integrate life and work balance, opportunities […]

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Working Portland mothers could get a shared office (and daycare) all their own

Originally Posted on Portland Business Journal: Portland is firmly within the hot coworking trend’s epicenter. Plenty of national groups are moving in, plus there are a slew of home grown facilities that have found specific niche communities. The latest coworking space proposed for Portland takes the overall concept of a shared work environment for freelancers, entrepreneurs and remote workers, and […]

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