Tag Archive | "mothers and politics"

Guess Who Won the 2009 Mother of the Year "Award?"

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

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If you’re like me, trying to find that perfect Mother’s Day gift is often a challenge (though I made it easy for Mr. PunditMom and PunditGirl this year by asking for an addition to our lawn furniture!) But MomsRising

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Political Makeovers for Women!!

Friday, April 10, 2009

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Women love makeovers. We can’t help it. Even the most serious-minded of us like a little change now and then. Who doesn’t crave a new lip gloss or yearn for an updated hair style from time to time? (Excuse me …

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10 Reasons Mothers are More Political in 2009

Tuesday, April 7, 2009

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As I discovered last year by reading a lot of blogs, and from the wonderful essays all my Mothers of Intention contributors wrote, moms are a lot more political than the we get credit for. Politicians think they know us …

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We Still Have Political Opinions, Even After the Election!

Thursday, February 12, 2009

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Why did it take the nomination of Sarah Palin to be John McCain’s running mate to get the mainstream media talking to women bloggers about politics? On the heels of McCain choosing the Alaska governor, networks were scrambling to talk …

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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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The Post Where PunditMom Defends Sarah Palin

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

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No, I did not suffer a severe head injury or have a GOP epiphany since yesterday. My progressive bona fides are very much intact, thanks (I am the Goddess of All Things Liberal, after all!). But as I was thinking …

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Sarah Palin Revisionist History?

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

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I suppose it’s only natural that people try to revise the part of their histories that doesn’t fit with their self view. So I guess Sarah Palin is no exception. But it’s important to be careful how far one goes …

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Is Michelle Obama Ready for All the Parenting Advice?

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

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The Obamas were pretty successful through the presidential campaign keeping one kind of criticism at bay– whether Michelle was home enough as a mom and who was caring for the kids. The few times that Sasha and Malia Obama were …

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PunditMom Two Years Ago — And the First Woman President Will Be …??

Sunday, November 9, 2008

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Two years ago, I wasn’t sure that Hillary Clinton would be elected the first woman President of the United States in 2008. Turns out my sense about the common wisdom at the time was right. But now, I’m wondering what …

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Political Moms Are Here to Stay!

Friday, November 7, 2008

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Politics aren’t just for old white guys anymore! You know the ones I mean, the ones on the cable news talk shows. They don’t have a lock on pithy political commentary anymore. (I guess some of them aren’t so old, …

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MomsRising on PunditMom Radio!

Thursday, November 6, 2008

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Need something to do while you’re eating lunch on Friday? Please join me and my guest Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner, Executive Director of MomsRising Friday at noon Eastern time on my new BlogTalk Radio Show! We’ll be talking about how an Obama …

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