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More moms are staying home but not necessarily because they want to

Tweet After decades of declining, the proportion of stay-at-home-moms has risen from a low a of 23 percent in 1999 to 29 percent of all mothers in 2012. Let the mommy wars commence! JK. In fact, while many a trend piece would have you believe that all SAHMs are affluent, educated women who are choosing to stay [...]
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Infographic: The Third Shift

TweetUpworthy posted a great infographic, courtesy Restaurant Opportunities Centers United, about the challenges facing mothers who work in restaurants. Want to work for change? Sign ROC United’s petition in support of the Fair Minimum Wage Act and check out their website for more information and action items. Tweet
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Deja Vu: The “retro wife,” 10 years later

TweetNew York Magazine’s recent cover story “The Retro Wife” has raised hackles here, there, and everywhere. At Feministing, we shared the smart thoughts of Shannon Drury of The Radical Housewife yesterday. But this is hardly the first time a prominent woman writer has tackled the “opt out” subject. A decade ago, Lisa Belkin, now of the [...]
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