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          Guilty Moms

          October 14, 2009

          Should mothers stay at home with their young children, or should they pursue a career? Don’t miss an intense debate from both sides of this issue!


          The Audience Debate

          Jessica criticizes other mothers for entering the workforce, and Melina, a mom of three, says she can’t wait to go back to work.



          “You can’t dial some things in. You need to be there with your children.”



          Babies and Blogs
          Mommy blogger Heather Armstrong of fame “tweets” her thoughts during the show. Where does she stand on the issue?


          Learn why Heather started her popular blog.



          Staff Members Speak Out

          The discussion heats up when the executive producer, an attorney and a producer of the Dr. Phil show join Dr. Phil onstage to share their thoughts on working mothers.


          “I don’t like these comments that kids are better off if their moms stay at home.”



          Childcare Crisis

          Trena, a first-time mom, says she’s experiencing guilt about returning to work. Dr. Phil cameras follow her and her husband, Johnny, as they interview daycare providers and nannies for their 3-month-old son, Solomon.


          Learn guidelines for choosing a childcare.

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