What This Country Needs Is a Working Parents Administration & Pandemic Parenting Pay

As schools go online nationally amid a recession, the speeding high-unemployment and home-school trains are on a collision course, with working mothers, their families, and the economy set to be mowed down at the crossroads. Unless we switch tracks, quickly – with programs to directly address our needs that will also feed our economy: universal online tutoring and prorated pandemic parenting pay.

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Are Women Full Citizens?: The Abortion Debate and the “Gifts” of Life and Poverty

Here’s a link to a new essay I was invited to contribute to an issue of NANO on Gift Economies. It explores the role that fertility plays in the way/s that women can participate in policy making in all levels

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The Benefits of Later Motherhood: Pay Them Forward!

Here’s my post today on Janice D’Arcy’s Washington Post “On Parenting” blog: she asked me to respond to Nona Aronowitz’s WashPo op-ed on second-generation later motherhood and the effects on grand-parenting and elder care (the fallout to the fact that

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Common Myths about Having a Child Later in Life

Here’s a story on CBS Online HealthPop about some of the Common Myths about Having a Child Later in Life – based on data from the new edition of READY, just out this week.

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How Women (and Men) Can Have It All–Now

Here’s my entry at Daily Beast in this ongoing debate about America’s work/family misery. Looking past stating the problem to fixing it! We can do it! How Women (and Men) Can Have It All–Now Thanks to Anne-Marie Slaughter and The Atlantic for making the

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Policy Talk Redux

The Real No-Brainer Fair Pay, Fertile Future Childcare as Infrastructure Remember Mama? Darn It! Recycling Frugality Slut Limbaugh Pushing Babies Ready or Not?

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