Brooke Bleyl, who took ten years off working to care for her children and has recently returned to the workforce, goes over homework with her children, from left, Evan, Jayce and Ella, at home in Twinsburg, Ohio, May 18, 2016. Though many women follow “don’t ask, don’t tell” when job-seeking after a child care gap, new a study says it may be better to explain why they stayed home rather than stay silent.
Brooke Bleyl, who took ten years off working to care for her children and has recently returned to the workforce, goes over homework with her children, from left, Evan, Jayce and Ella, at home in Twinsburg, Ohio, May 18, 2016. Though many women follow “don’t ask, don’t tell” when job-seeking after a child care gap, new a study says it may be better to explain why they stayed home rather than stay silent. MICHAEL F. MCELROY NYT
Brooke Bleyl, who took ten years off working to care for her children and has recently returned to the workforce, goes over homework with her children, from left, Evan, Jayce and Ella, at home in Twinsburg, Ohio, May 18, 2016. Though many women follow “don’t ask, don’t tell” when job-seeking after a child care gap, new a study says it may be better to explain why they stayed home rather than stay silent. MICHAEL F. MCELROY NYT

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