Archive | May, 2012
What Kind of Mother Are YOU?

What Kind of Mother Are YOU?

Sarah C. over at Mamapedia Voices is wondering why we hear so much about the alleged raging debate between “working mothers” on the one hand and “SAHMs” on the other. In her experience, women with children don’t fall into tidy little groups. A mother home during the day could still have one or more kids [...]

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Men, Divorce, and Happiness

Men, Divorce, and Happiness

Some bits of news  to slip in before the long holiday weekend , when you’ll surrender to the seductive aroma of the grill and a tall glass of your favorite iced beverage with sunscreen at the ready. Ahhh. Social scientists have documented men moving into traditionally “pink collar” jobs like nursing and teaching. The pace [...]

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Mothers and the Market

Most of the time, we think about marriage as a personal relationship. We strive to keep the spark, resolve  the inevitable conflicts peacefully, protect our “couple time” and carve out some “me time.” Much less attention is paid to the other transactions that can occur in marriage, such as raising the children, providing the shelter, [...]

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Mothers Day Declaration 2012

From Mothers Speak Out – feel free to add your name and contact info to the comments, post a picture of your motherlife, and caut and past the declaration onto your FB page, blog, crosstitch it and hang on your wall — whatever!! Together, Mothers Are Powerful. Last month’s furor over the remarks of political [...]

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If Mother’s Day Could Last All Year

If Mother’s Day Could Last All Year

What would it take to make a country where mothers could bear and raise children in the best possible circumstances?  How would such a place look?  Would it look like the United States? Thanks to Save the Children’s State of the World’s Mothers Index for 2012, we already know a great deal about the building blocks [...]

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Our “New Economy” Requires a Policy Solution for Care

I have copied this post from Cali Yost’s Work+life fit Blog.  It is perfectly relevant and could not be expressed better! The Workplace Challenges Political Candidates Have to Address Posted: 02 May 2012 08:37 PM PDT It’s not your grandpa’s workplace anymore, but if you listen to the presidential and congressional candidates, it’s easy to [...]

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