Tag Archive | "motherhood"

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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Father’s Day and Presidential Politics

Sunday, June 17, 2012

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Image via iStock Photo   Much gets made about whether women candidates for political office are mothers. Do they have young kids? If so, should they be running for office? We ask how will they manage, without giving a thought …

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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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What if We Were Really Honest?

Thursday, September 29, 2011

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What would the never-ending debate about what it’s like to be a stay-at-home mom vs. a work-at-home mom vs. a work in an office mom look like if we all talked honestly about our experiences?  No worn-out cliches about pretending …

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Natalie Portman & Motherhood: This Feminist Has Her Back

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

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Natalie Portman has been getting flack for her Academy Awards acceptance speech for her role in “Black Swan.” Not because of anything she said about the uber-psych-thriller role that won her the award or because of any Oscar night faux …

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The 1990s are Sarah Palin’s Political Enemy

Friday, November 26, 2010

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Sarah Palin is out to get the 1990s.  At least that’s what I have to assume from some cultural references she’s trotted out in her new book, America By Heart. According to excerpts from the book, she’s got it …

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Motherhood: The Definitive Political Qualification?

Monday, October 25, 2010

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Women with children bring a unique perspective to the political process.  It’s no big secret I believe that and I’d like to think at this stage of the political game, it shouldn’t be a surprise to other politicos. But …

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Palin’s Motherhood Could Help the Democrats

Thursday, September 11, 2008

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So many people have been saying that talking about Sarah Palin’s motherhood shouldn’t be an issue in whether she’s qualified to be Vice President of the United States. I basically agree. But after talking with some family members, I wonder …

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