Archive | May, 2009

Giving Up My Non-Political Love

May 31, 2009

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I know I’ll never be able to tear myself away from politics and writing about issues that are important to me and lots of other women I know, but I’ve taken a very difficult vow to abstain from something else …

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PunditMom’s Photo Saturday

May 30, 2009

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Yup, it’s summertime. …

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Sonia Sotomayor and the Code of Sexism

May 29, 2009

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Testy. Difficult. Nasty. Sharp-tongued. Those are just a few of the words being used by Republicans and the media to describe Supreme Court nominee Judge Sonia Sotomayor. If they ring a bell, they should — it hasn’t been long since …

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Sonia Sotomayor and Elle Woods Have a Lot in Common

May 27, 2009

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“Personal experiences affect the facts that judges choose to see.” That’s what Supreme Court nominee and federal court judge Sonia Sotomayor has said in the past about how individual experience comes into play when deciding cases and looking at the …

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Mothers of Intention — The Meaning of Hope, by Jen Lemen

May 26, 2009

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Welcome to this week’s Mothers of Intention post-Memorial Day edition! There are so many different ways mothers are trying to change the world and I’m honored that Jen Lemen, who is about to set off on an amazing photographic …

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The Long Weekend in D.C.

May 23, 2009

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I’ve been looking forward to this weekend for quite some time. It’s not that there’s anything in particular going on. Of course, PunditGirl’s social calendar is full so no one is going to be relaxing too much, but sometimes it’s …

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The Supreme Court Needs a Mom

May 22, 2009

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Another woman on the Supreme Court of the United States would be good, but I wonder if a woman who is a mother might be even better! No, not one to make the grilled cheese sandwiches and make sure everyone …

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Breathing

May 20, 2009

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Needing a little breathing room today, what with end of year activities of soccer, violin recital, crafty projects …. you know how it is! So I’m taking a little time for myself today. Lunch with the lovely Kimberly from Petroville

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Katie Couric and Children of the Recession

May 19, 2009

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There’s been plenty written about the banks, mortgages, Tim Geithner, AIG and other esoteric aspects of why our world economy is in the tank. So you might be a little recession-fatigued when it comes to news coverage. But bear with …

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Mothers of Intention — The Unhealthy Truth by Alpha Mom’s Isabel Kallman

May 18, 2009

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It’s Monday, so that means it’s time for this week’s Mothers of Intention post. I’m so excited that a blogger I truly admire, Isabel Kallman of Alpha Mom fame, is allowing me to cross-post today’s installment about a new book …

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PunditMom Goes to Photo School!

May 16, 2009

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It’s no secret that I love to take pictures and that I’m totally in love with my camera and Eye-Fi (no, they have NOT paid me to say that, but we could talk)! So, I figured it was time to …

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Are Michelle Obama and Corporations on the Same Page for Working Families?

May 15, 2009

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We don’t need any more studies, discussions or navel-gazing about whether things need to change for working parents, especially working moms, when it comes to sick leave, flex-time or child care. Parents are struggling to manage family obligations and keep …

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