Tag Archive | "Feminism"

Lessons for My Daughter from Anne Hathaway

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

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Every now and then there are times when parenting, feminism and sexism collide.  When they do, you know I have to write about them! By now, you may have seen Matt Lauer’s interview with Anne Hathaway on the Today Show …

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You’re Not a Feminist, But …??

Friday, December 7, 2012

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I’m not quite sure which feminist wave I fall into, but I am one. I’m proud to say that even though there are many young women these days who often start their sentences with, “I’m not a feminist, but …”

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Is “Mom-in-Chief” a Good Example for Our Daughters?

Thursday, September 13, 2012

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When did women get to the point where they have to declare themselves moms above all else in order to be perceived as acceptable to the public? We heard it again and again and again at the presidential nominating conventions.…

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“Cult of Mom” Politics

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

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  Michelle Obama, Elizabeth Warren, and Debbie Wasserman Schultz each have two things in common. They were featured speakers at the Democratic National Convention and they’re moms. I’m not bringing up their motherhood status because I think it’s important. They …

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Six Pieces of Advice for Marissa Mayer on “Having it All”

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

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Marissa Mayer, welcome to the 2012  “Having It All Olympics!” I’m sure you’re feeling warmly welcomed to this corner of the world now that you’ve announced your Google departure and your new gig as the CEO at floundering Yahoo

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Pixar’s “Brave”: Why are We Forgetting Mulan?

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

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Princess Merida in Disney/Pixar’s new movie Brave is a strong girl. She has brains. She’s headstrong. She knows her own mind. She is physically strong. She’s an accomplished equestrian. She doesn’t want an arranged marriage. She’s smarter than the guys …

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Stay-at-Home Moms Caused the War on Women?

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

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  Excuse me, moms. Have you ever stepped off your work or career path to be a full-time stay-at-home parent? If so then you, like me, are to blame for the impending demise of feminism. At least that’s what one …

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Paid Maternity Leave: This Says it All

Thursday, May 31, 2012

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Think Progress and its chart says it better than words: But you know what the right will say. Only socialists go in for paying women for time off care for newborns. I wonder if Redneck Mom has an extra room …

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“The Conflict” — There Isn’t Any for Most Moms

Thursday, May 3, 2012

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Every few years when the media need something to boost ratings, they turn to the tried and true mommy wars. It’s not a heavy lift and does wonders for ratings and ad sales! Every two years, we get redefined for …

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PunditMom’s Weekend Picks!

Saturday, April 21, 2012

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You know you’re always looking for something new to read over the weekend!  Here are some picks for you from some of the blogs I’ve been reading this week: Kristen at Rage Against the Minivan takes on the question of …

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I’m Ready for Equal Pay. How About You?

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

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When I was first starting out as a young journalist, I believed there was no question that I would get paid the same salary as men doing the same job. After all, we’d come a long way, right? Women were …

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A Short, Open Letter to Hillary Clinton

Saturday, March 17, 2012

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Dear Hillary, I so loved your speech last week from the Women in the World conference, as well as Meryl Streep’s brilliant introduction of you. You’ve had so many wonderful and inspiring moments as someone who has been a tireless …

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