Susan J. Demas: GM CEO Mary Barra fields a question never asked of men

This week, I wrote a newsletter and two columns, posted breaking news, edited stories for future editions, paid my business' bills, crafted and answered several hundred emails, processed new subscriptions and consulted with my attorneys.

And I did this all while being a mom at the same time.

That job involved giving several dozen hugs, cleaning up scrapes resulting from a bike fall, going to two baseball games, hiking with the family, organizing playdates and making more meals than I can count.

I'm not asking for any special kudos. This is similar to what millions of working moms do each and every day, like Mary Barra (who's far more successful than me).

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