Kristin Maschka

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Kristin Maschka

Kristin Maschka is the author of <a rel="nofollow" href="http://astore.amazon.com/kristmasch-20/detail/0425227812" target="_blank">This is Not How I Thought It Would Be: Remodeling Motherhood to Get the Lives We Want Today</a>. She spent four years as the President of <a rel="nofollow" href="http://mothersandmore.org/" target="_blank">Mothers &amp; More</a>, a national non-profit dedicated to improving the lives of mothers. She is an expert on mothers and the social, economic, and cultural forces that impact their lives. She has authored related articles and commentary for publications such as USA Today Magazine, Womens eNews and the Huffington Post. Print and radio media regularly call on her expertise; USA Today, Money, The Christian Science Monitor, NPR, Marketplace, BBC London, and the nationally syndicated radio show Parents Journal.<br /> <br /> Kristin brings a non-judgmental, accessible, and&nbsp;well-informed perspective to the challenges mothers face -- she draws on her experiences as both an employed mother and as a mother whose primary work is caring for family, as both a non-earner and as the primary earner for her family.She holds two degrees from the University of Chicago and in both her personal and professional career she has been an agent of change, helping individuals and organizations to see themselves and the world around them in new ways and make the changes to turn their vision into reality. Currently, Kristin is the Director of Business to School Connections for the Pasadena Educational Foundation. She lives in Pasadena, CA with her husband and daughter.<br /> <br /> To book Kristin to speak, click <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.remodelingmotherhood.com/content/About_Kristin/speaking.asp" target="_blank">here</a>.<br /> <br /> To contact Kristin directly, for media requests or to connect to her through Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn, click <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.remodelingmotherhood.com/content/About_Kristin/contact_kristin.asp" target="_blank">here</a>.<br />

Stories by Kristin Maschka

I noticed that a number of people find my blog because they are searching for information on dealing with a gap in their resume due to time out of...
What an amazing way to celebrate my tenth Mother’s Day! Watching my own story on the big screen! Whew, I’m glad I already have the...
When our daughter was born, my husband had just started his second year at a law firm and I had just been laid off from a part-time job. We sat down...
I recently lead a meeting for my local Mothers & More chapter on “The Six Biggest Money Mistakes Mothers Make.” Here are the mistakes...
I am entering the holiday season feeling particularly grateful this year. Since, This is Not How I Thought It Would Be: Remodeling Motherhood to Get...
Before our daughter was born, I had a pretty full life. If I think of my identity as a pie, the pan was completely full. I had healthy slices of Wife...