" Alpha Mom "
An ambitious mother who aims to excel at work while raising children.
She has two kids and is desperate to get the top job to save to get them into private school - a real alpha mom.
Where did it originate?:
A late 20th century adaptation of 'alpha male', which emerged in the 1930s.
Where is it used?:
Worldwide, but more in the USA than elsewhere.
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