Archive | May, 2007

Are You "Out?"

May 31, 2007

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In all the hub-bub about opting in or out, “working” or staying at home (like that ISN’T work), or doing something in between, and deciding what is good for one’s career, there’s a little discussed side issue: How …

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Periods. Period.

May 31, 2007

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BubandPie is a thinker. A thinker of things. Things we all ponder from time to time, but not in the beautiful, wistful way she does. I never can guess what her topic for a blog post is going to be, …

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One Is the Loneliest Number

May 30, 2007

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It was hard to contain my sadness and fury over the Supreme Court’s decision yesterday that basically kicks the legs out from under a woman who has been consistently and systematically discriminated against by getting paid less than men in …

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Can’t Do It Alone

May 29, 2007

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Future Supreme Court Justices. Yes, there are obviously MANY other good reasons to vote for the next President. But today’s 5-4 ruling (yes, along ideological lines) is only more proof that women’s rights will slowly slip away if we don’t …

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MotherTalk Book Tour — The Kids’ Book Club Book

May 29, 2007

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PunditGirl and I belong to a book group together. Yup, that’s right, me and my seven-year-old are reading all the classics this summer – Junie B. Jones and Katie Kazoo!! I figure we’ll leave War and Peace for second …

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It’s a Long Weekend …

May 24, 2007

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… see you on the other side! Swirly Shadows, 5/07, Photo by PunditMom …

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PunditMom Alias!

May 22, 2007

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Like I don’t have enough writing to do here and the other blogs I make “guest appearances” at. Starting in June, I’m going to be writing a twice weekly column for a new site called Work It, Mom!

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Arianna & PunditMom

May 21, 2007

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When the paperback version of On Becoming Fearless came out recently, I had the wonderful opportunity to have an E-mail Q&A with the woman herself, Arianna Huffington. I was honored and surprised when she decided to post it over at…

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Just because ….

May 21, 2007

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…. I needed something beautiful today. Chicago Tulips, 5/07 photo by PunditMom …

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Alissa’s Tale

May 20, 2007

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There was an interesting discussion in the comments section on a post I wrote earlier this month on health care wondering how we can address the health care crisis we face in our country, especially when it comes our children.…

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Talk to the Hand!

May 17, 2007

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I thought she was going all deep and teenage angst on me already. Apparently, it’s just some Hannah Montana lyrics! …

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Political Mothers Unite

May 17, 2007

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I’ve been a fan of the MomsRising site for a long time, now. There’s plenty of dicussion there about “MOTHER” issues: Maternity & Paternity Leave Open, Flexible Work TV & After-School Programs Healthcare for All Kids Excellent Childcare, and Realistic …

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