January 15, 2018

A homemade comic strip about men wanting liberation from working outside of the home

December 19, 2016

The Christmases of my childhood were outstandingly merry. If you combined a Norman Rockwell painting with a poem from any of the Christmas editions of Ideals Magazine, you'd be close to what I experienced as a kid in the suburbs of Denver in the 1980s, when people stil...

October 13, 2016

**I posted the piece below on this blog a long time ago. It was then accepted for professional publishing elsewhere, but I withdrew it out of concern that it would miss its mark on that particular site. It's back! Not because I feel this way all day, every day (althoug...

February 23, 2016

 Image: freeimages.com/Julia Freeman-Woolpert

 I am a mother of two, and I work professionally full-time (much more out of necessity than out of a desire to). As I scroll through my personal newsfeed, I am always struck with the obvious disparity between what stay-at-ho...

January 11, 2016

What’s that, you say?

 

We average one mass shooting of men, women, children and babies by our own hands for every day of the year? Our children and babies have gunman drills when they aren’t doing fire drills? “Family values” is nothing more than a political pawn?

 

How a...

November 5, 2015

Photo: freeimages.com/Crissy Pauley

 

The Institute of Thanks for the Bone, but No Thanks just completed work on a follow-up study to Harvard Business School's Kathleen McGinn's findings that sons of working mothers are more helpful around the house and their daughters a...

November 14, 2014

I’ve been part of the Stay-at-Home vs. Working motherhood debate my entire life.  Literally.  My mother was working as a Registered Nurse (because she thought she had no other choices, as she’ll tell it, today) up until the point she had my brother and me.  She cashed...

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