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Ann Romney and the GOP: Courting the Mom Vote

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

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Ann Romney was after the mom vote big time at the Republican Convention last night. Moms hold the country together. Moms sigh a lot. Moms worry a lot. She was a mom who worried a lot. But she trusted Mitt …

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Working Mother Smackdown? Moving This “Debate” Where It Needs to Go

Monday, June 25, 2012

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Anne-Marie Slaughter meet Sheryl Sandberg. No, that’s not them in the photo, but the latest working mom discussion makes me wonder how long it’s going to be until we’re all at each other like these two lades. Not so …

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Women “Having it All?”: Our Culture of Exhaustion

Sunday, June 24, 2012

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We haven’t had a guest “mother of intention” for a while, but my wonderful friend Carol Schiller was sharing some amazing thoughts about the recent “debate” about whether women can have it all.  So I persuaded her to share her …

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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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Mother’s Day: Just Another Political Opportunity for Mitt Romney

Friday, May 11, 2012

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Artwork by a very young PunditGirl     After all the hub-bub and faux hand-wringing by many Republicans and the Mitt Romney team about Romney’s wife Ann supposedly being the target of political “mommy wars,” the Romney campaign has apparently …

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Kate Upton and Barack Obama Walk Into A Bar …

Saturday, February 18, 2012

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You know this year you won’t be able to escape political talk at happy hours, cocktail parties or even online.  But you don’t have to immerse yourself Congressional Quarterly or CSPAN to keep the conversation going.  So here are a …

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Mothers of Intention — Why Perfectionist Parenting is Anything But Perfect

Thursday, April 28, 2011

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Welcome the latest installment Mothers of Intention!  Pleas welcome Becky Beaupre Gillespie and Hollee Schwartz Temple, the authors of the new book, Good Enough Is the New Perfect: Finding Happiness and Success in Modern Motherhood.  While I …

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I Heart Brits

Tuesday, July 24, 2007

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PunditGirl attends a school with many international families, including quite a few Brits in her class alone. I was discussing vacation plans with one of the British moms. We swapped stories — me excitedly explaining that the PunditMom family would …

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