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Guest Post : Mothers Out of Options, Not “Opting Out”

I came across this fabulous opinion piece by Sarah Kendzior, a St. Louis-based writer on the Al Jazeera site.  She graciously allowed me to repost it here in full – it is THAT good.  You can see it at its original home right here.  Thanks, Sarah! “The choice that is not really a choice” is one [...]

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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 of the Century (21st)

Prepare to be impressed with yourselves, girls.  The US Census Bureau just put out new numbers on maternity leave and employment which show we’ve spent the past 40 years investing wisely in ourselves.  First time mothers are more likely to have at least an undergrad degree by the time they give birth, now at an average [...]

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