Tag Archive | "Mommy Wars"

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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“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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Ann Romney Can Lose the Victim Card

Thursday, April 19, 2012

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We’re probably almost done with the life cycle of the Ann Romney vs. Hilary Rosen episode of Mommy Wars 2012. Most major news outlets have pulled in just about as many experts as possible to parse how the presidential campaign …

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Democratic Women Don’t Hate Moms & Valuing Women’s Work

Monday, April 16, 2012

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It was a super big week for me last week thank to Hilary Rosen and her one crazy comment about Ann Romney and motherhood. After her slip of the tongue about whether Ann Romney had every been a working mom, …

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Apparently I’m a Socialist: More on Ann Romney & Mommy Wars 2012

Friday, April 13, 2012

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Well, I knew this whole Ann Romney “never worked a day in her life” showdown with Democratic consultant Hilary Rosen would re-ignite the ever-percolating “mommy wars” (Devra, make it stop), but it’s taken on a gargantuan life of …

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Dear Anderson Cooper, I’m Not Lazy. I’m Just Efficient

Monday, January 9, 2012

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I’m a long time fan of Anderson Cooper‘s journalism on CNN. And, truth be told, I’m also fond of that tight black T-shirt of his! But I digress. As much as I enjoy some of the perspectives he presents …

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Where in the World is PunditMom?

Sunday, September 25, 2011

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So what have I been up to this week? Well … I had a nice chat on Mom Talk Radio with Maria Bailey about my book, Mothers of Intention. I was over at Babble Voices trying not to stress …

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“Chinese” Mothering Isn’t for Me

Monday, January 17, 2011

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2011 is a tough time to be a parent in America.  Explaining to our children why a nine-year-old was shot and killed in a rampage in Arizona.   Managing the amount of pop culture exposure one’s child should have (if …

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PunditMom Radio — Mommy Guilt Authors on Michelle Obama & More

Sunday, January 4, 2009

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Well, it’s a new year and time to get back in the radio saddle! So PunditMom Radio at Blog Talk Radio is back tomorrow, Monday afternoon at 2 p.m. Eastern time to talk about political mothers. Michelle Obama has consistently …

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Will Michelle Obama Spark the Next ‘Mommy Wars’ Skirmish?

Friday, November 14, 2008

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Loads of media types are already wondering aloud, what kind of parents the Obamas will be. For me, that question is sort of silly — won’t they continue to be the same kind of parents they’ve always been? My …

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Sarah Palin and Mommy Wars 2.0

Wednesday, September 3, 2008

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Sarah Palin’s nomination as the GOP VP nominee has brought the Mommy Wars discussion back into the media. I just have to ask, do we really need to go there? No matter what you think of Alaska Governor Sarah Palin’s …

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Mommy Wars Suck

Saturday, September 1, 2007

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Which war will we get out of sooner — the Iraq War or the Mommy Wars? I would have bet on the Mommy Wars until things got just a teensy little bit out of control over at the Silicon Valley

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