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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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Marissa Mayer, I Say Thank You

Marissa Mayer, I Say Thank You

I could not be more delighted about the furor over Marissa Mayer’s nixing of the telework option at Yahoo! Really, it’s all good. Anything that puts the focus on women, motherhood and work makes me gleeful. The fact that these issues finally get a public airing has been so long in coming. Fully integrating women into all [...]

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Ann Romney, A Mother Just Like You

Ann Romney, A Mother Just Like You

“It’s the moms who always have to work a little harder to make everything right.”  Ann Romney , GOP Convention, August 28, 2012  Of course, Mrs. Romney is exactly right about that and we appreciate the shout-out. But it’s going to take a whole lot more than a stronger economy to do right by moms. Lowering [...]

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Motherhood, Connecting and Speaking Up

Motherhood, Connecting and Speaking Up

As a mothers’ advocate, I get to meet seriously interesting people.  One of my favorites is Jennifer Kogan who has been counseling individuals and couples in her Washington DC psychotherapy practice for 17 years.  With two children of her own, and a current client base that’s 90% mothers, she hears more about the maternal experience [...]

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