Video: Family-friendly Workplace Practices Make Being a Working Mom Easier


Being a working parent isn’t easy, which is why 75 percent of U.S. mothers and 50 percent of U.S. fathers have turned down work opportunities, changed jobs or quit altogether to care for a child.

Christy Colgan, a health and wellness manager at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina and a mom of two boys, talks about the difficult choice working moms face and how her family-friendly workplace helped her decide to continue her work at Blue Cross NC after she had her children.