Archive | October, 2010

What I Learned At the Mothers Conference

I was at Rutgers University on October 19th for the “What Mothers Want” conference and it was a mamapalooza of the first order.  It’d be hard to say who was the more interesting – the experts and advocates at the mic or the totally engaged and informed audience.  Everybody knew motherwork was hard, vital, and [...]

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Sign Up for My Pre-Election Webinar, October 26

As the polls prepare to open for the mid-term elections, what’s the status of women? How are we handling the recession? Are we finally making the same wages as men? Are we educating ourselves for the future? I’m going to give a one hour webinar on Tuesday, October 26, to answer these questions. I’ll also [...]

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Respectful Parenting, Transforming the World

When I became a mother, everything changed. For a while, the center of my world was a warm, soft, remarkable creature that cooed and cried in my arms. The utter wonder of my baby had me totally enthralled. We existed in a velvety world of love, sleep-deprivation, short-term memory loss, and laundry. Then, of course, [...]

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What Mothers Want Conference Oct. 19 at Rutgers

Your (Wo)man in Washington joins Rutgers Poli Sci professor Jocelyn Crowley at Rutgers University on October 19, 2010, to present a conference on mothers, paid work and carework. This post explains the origins of the conference and what you can expect. We see it all around us: mothers are harried, overworked, and encounter endless obstacles [...]

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