This Mother’s Day, I’m delighted to share some of my mom’s advice on parenting for all the mothers out there who need it!
The ‘patriarchy’ artificially silos work hours into the industrial-age 9-5 with mandated benefits. A new article illuminates how this keeps women unhappy and economically scrambling.
I recently asked a bunch of my mom friends from all walks and stages of life: If they could have anything on Mother’s Day, what would it be? Here are their answers.
Nobody goes around saying we obviously don’t need Homeland Security because there haven’t been terrorist attacks for the last month. So just because moms combat entropy doesn’t make their work meaningless.
Having recently rejoined the fulltime work force after 25 years of mostly staying home, I can say without hesitation that fulltime mommying is way harder than fulltime employment.
Every mother is a chimera made up of her own genetic cells living side by side with the cells of every child she has ever carried.
The Center For American Progress wants you to know that giving up your full-time career to care for your kids is a huge financial mistake.
The government-driven maternity leave policies the Trump family has been boosting will punish mothers, husbands, and childless women.
Career-focused feminists give moms a hard time for abandoning career acclaim. But we all must make choices with the limited time and opportunities we have.
Here’s your list. Print it out, circle one, and get the mothers in your life something lovely for Mother’s Day.
To have one day to ‘honor’ mothers is to fail to even attempt to understand all mothers do. It’s to take a gargantuan task and turn it into a tea as if somehow that makes it all worthwhile.
Not being maximally risk-averse is sensible. But when the worst happens, we must find a way to live with the knowledge that we didn’t do all we could. No parent is immune from this.
Is there a way to say ‘abortion is murder’ without committing oneself to punishing mothers who abort with the punishments we reserve for murderers? The short answer is yes.
Adriana’s sons, Tomas and Tadeo, were born exactly one year after the date Adriana and Vincent lost their first child in a miscarriage. Adriana had considered aborting these boys.
The world wants us to measure equality in dollars and cents. But that’s a very inadequate way to measure human flourishing.
This day of demonstration assumes a set of elitist and inegalitarian privileges for participants and further marginalizes an already-marginalized group of women.
There are moments that break and scar us. But those are the same moments that make us stronger, better, more empowered, and more beautiful.
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