(Washington Jewish Week via JTA) – Laura has donated her eggs four times to women who needed help having children.
Naomi Wolf starts her piece on vocal fry on the right track. “Patriarchy is inventive,” she writes. It’s true. It is. So inventive in fact, it keeps finding reasons to dismiss young women’s voices. Vocal fry is just the latest in a long, long series.
It seems every week there is another article about women and work-life balance, and last week was no exception. The New York Times’s piece describing how millennials — nicknamed here “the planning generation” — were more likely to plan pauses in their career trajectories for motherhood that their than Gen Xer or Baby Boomer counterparts.
The late, great Italian novelist and memoirist Natalia Ginzburg once observed that everything that one writes is a little autobiographical. Glimmers of Jessamyn Hope’s personal story are scattered throughout her lovely, memorable and newly published novel, “Safekeeping.”