mommy track

a career path for women who are willing to forgo promotions, raises, etc., so as to spend more time with their children.

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mommy track (ˈmɒmɪ)
(US) a path in life in which a woman devotes most of her time to her children and home rather than to her career

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Example sentences
Universities could hire and retain many of the talented people currently now relegated to the mommy track of contingent status.
Pop's princess traded in mega-stardom two years ago for marriage and the mommy track.
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