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Sheryl Sandberg and Marissa Mayer: “Lean In” and Get Your Butt to the Office!

Monday, February 25, 2013

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Lean in! Take charge! No fear! Out with flex-time! In with face time! These are the messages two of the highest profile working mothers in America are sending to the rest of us. If  Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s Chief Operating Officer, …

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Binders Full of Women: More Than a Meme

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

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The blogosphere loves a good meme. Who doesn’t like a little Ryan “Hey Girl” Gosling (especially that feminist Ryan Gosling!) or some bad-ass Texts from Hillary. They’re good fun with a grain a truth — women’s collective …

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Delegate Moms: Where’s the Child Care?

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

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  As increasing numbers of women who have young children become involved in the political process, the issue of child care gets more attention. That’s good as far as it goes. But with the GOP Convention going on in Tampa …

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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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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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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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More Political Mommy Wars? Here We Go Again!

Thursday, April 12, 2012

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Ann Romney has never worked a day in her life. Ouch. I’m counting the seconds until CNN commentator Hilary Rosen, who also is a DNC adviser, gets the boot from DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz. Not that I think Rosen …

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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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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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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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Mothers of Intention — Variety Pack!

Thursday, June 3, 2010

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Here’s a little light reading from the Mothers of Intention file to get you through the week! Darryle Pollack weighs in eloquently on a topic I’ve been thinking about, but for which I haven’t been able to put my thoughts …

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