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For Mother’s Day, Flower Power Mom is mounting a new resource for later moms and those looking to become moms in their 40s, called INFORMED CHOICES. Here’s my video contribution (with a skype-induced time lag). Check it out and pass
Here’s a link to a cover story in New York Mag this week, about the way delayer trend — women who have kids at 50 or later. Parents of a Certain Age. The article, by Lisa Miller, discusses both egg
Pronatalism (basically, promoting more births) serves a variety of purposes, which you may variously like or not – but be on the look out in the coming months for texts that claim to be pushing babies on you for your benefit. There may be other logics at work and groups seeking to benefit as well.
a href=”http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/commentary/la-oe-gregory-birthrate-20110109,0,2745694.story”>Here’s a link to my op-ed today in the LA Times.
But the two kinds of “women’s work” — the labor done outside the home (for 23 percent less pay than for men), and the bearing and rearing of the citizenry done at home (for nothing) — are entirely interdependent. Failure to pass the PFA will give women yet another reason to have fewer kids.
Part of this woman’s workload these days is keeping up with the blog. How does that intersect with family holidaying (also a part of the job)? Not well. But the blog’s focus on Women’s Work makes a Labor Day post