Sexy Costumes for Little Girls Aren't Cute -... →
What Peggy Orenstein said. And happy NONslutty Halloween to the little ones today!
Judith Warner on the New Male Mystique | TIME.com →
Turns out they can’t have it all, either, says a new report. (Oh this topic, I know it well…)
Chapstick sticks it to women by Melissa Spiers,... →
Too Much Praise Is No Good for Toddlers -... →
Oh lord I’m an over-praiser I fear. I do laud them just for showing up. Bad mommy!
BODY LANGUAGE: MaterniT21 →
This week, a drug company called Sequenom has made their prenatal blood test, MaterniT21, available in select markets. This is the test I made reference to in a post or two over the summer: it’s…
Oh Bondage! Up Yours! →
Must read: Shira Tarrant’s latest HuffPo piece — Oh, Bondage! Up Yours! — about music, politics, DIY activism, and #Occupy
“Political Power That Comes from the Bottom Up” «... →
This just makes my DAY. Read it. It will make yours too.
This Is What A Feminist Looks Like | The Mamafesto →
I just love this series. So much.
MotherhoodLater.com - World's leading newsletter,... →
Yet another cool site for us later-than-sooner moms.
Mothering in the Middle | The blog for new midlife... →
There’s a blog for us - cool.
Home | Nurture: Stories of New Midlife Mothers |... →
Very cool site I just learned about. Check it out.
Drugs to Treat A.D.H.D. Reach the Preschool Set -... →
The American Academy of Pediatrics revised its A.D.H.D. treatment guidelines, giving doctors a green light to prescribe drugs even to preschoolers if behavioral efforts fail.
The Real Problem With Toddlers and TV -... →
Did anyone seriously believe that videos like Baby Einstein were anything other than a feel-good form of electronic baby-sitting?
Is 'Choice' Less Accepted for Mothers? -... →
Since the Great Recession started, 72 percent of women seeking abortion services were moms.
The Toll of Stress on Parents — and Kids -... →
Gen X parents, according to a new report, are financially, emotionally and logistically challenged like no others in recent memory - which isn’t good for the kids.
The Nobel Peace Prize and grass-roots political... →
Fabulous op-ed by Louise Knight, @opedproject alumna extraordinaire!
BODY POLITIC: Love Your (NonNormative) Body →
Photo Cred: Fighting for Our Rights and Gender Equality at Winona State University AVORY: When Kyla suggested that we do a post on non-normative bodies for Love Your Body Day, I was…
The Editor Is In, at She Writes!
I’m about to divulge all my writerly secrets-secret emotions anyway. Join this 8-week coaching series with Seal Press Executive Editor Brooke Warner, starting today: http://t.co/c91C1fR5
Blog | SPARK a Movement →
I love this blog.
Freakonomics » More Research on Why Nice Guys Lose →
No matter. I still like nice guys best.
Is the 'Good Enough' Marriage Good for the... →
Feeling particularly grateful for my better-than-good man.
What Works to End Bullying? - NYTimes.com →
Marco watched the CNN special on this. I meant to. But I crashed instead.
All Work and No Play: Why Your Kids Are More... →
(Thx to CCF_Families for the heads up)
Exclusive: Margaret Cho (no surprise) Speaks Her... →
Don't Make Fighting Hunger Trendy | TIME Ideas |... →
Check out Judith Warner’s smart inaugural column at Time. She argues against locavore illusions, noting that “Sometimes thinking small and local — without an eye to the systemic and political — paves the way toward rollbacks of progressive policies that really work.” Ouch. Read more: http://ideas.time.com/2011/10/14/the-locavores-illusion/#ixzz1aloq7Hvm
Oh the ironies, part 2
The babies woke up 10 minutes into my teleseminar. Note to self: never try this again without my partner or a babysitter at home. Oh the joys of work/life.
Oh the ironies...
My babies went down JUST in time for tonight’s teleseminar: Blogging Made Possible (benefiting the Council on Contemporary Families). We go live in 8 minutes! To join: bit.ly/qj1AsG
Girls' Fashion Isn't Looking So Good |... →
Fashion for young girls FREAKS me out.
Work-Life’s Missing Ingredient — Clear Definitions... →
Once again, @caliyost nails it.
When Is The Right Age To Have A Baby? - The Juggle... →
I remain so intrigued by this debate. Hmm.
SCIENCE GRRL: The White House delivers for women... →
There are many reasons why women are underrepresented in science & engineering. Some are specific to certain areas and some are systemic. When I was an undergraduate in science, as I tell…
Decorating a Locker, Virtually - NYTimes.com →
My kids don’t even have cubbies, but designer locker decor seems just a tad overkill. No? (Thanks @ccf_families for the heads up.)
A Manual for 'Helicopter Parents' to Land Their... →
I like. Though college, for us, is still EONS away.
YaleNews | Women Faculty Forum project boosting... →
This just ROCKS. Go @opedproject !
My beautiful husband and I went for a walk in our favorite park today while the babies napped. (I’m really going to have to stop calling them babies soon; in twelve days, they’ll be two.) We brought bread with us, as we had planned to do the Rosh Hashanah “taschlich” ritual with our synagogue the other week but it got rained out. Hungry for time together and seeking a way...
POP GOES FEMINISM: Will the non-psychopaths please... →
In “Mad, Bad Romance” an article published in The Sydney Morning Herald, a large Australian paper, Christopher Scanlon explores the popularity of male characters that have the markers of…
Steve Jobs of Apple Dies at 56 - NYTimes.com →
Go in peace, Steve Jobs, go in peace.