"It's always something" is the unofficial anthem of mothers who work. If it's not a sick child or a snow day or a workplace that has hardly flexed despite the fact that 68% of women with children younger than 18 work, it's an ex-husband using your career to try to take the kids away. Mothers with high-powered jobs like Marcia Clark, the prosecutor in the O.J. Simpson case, may have the most to worry about. In a flurry of recent custody battles, women who don't conform to the Donna Reed notion of motherhood have lost custody to men who slightly exceed...

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