Why is Elissa Strauss glad about mom policing in the New York tabloids? Because it showcases the stubbornly retrograde attitudes that still exist about motherhood.
A recent New York Times article saying that equal marriages are sexless didn’t look into how late Gen Xers and early Millennials approach the question.
Finding a work/life balance is hard for any parent. For Frimet Goldberger, it’s made tougher because she became a mother while she was still a teenager.
Academics Caryl Rivers and Rosalind C. Barnett argue that while women have made some gains, we are still a long, long way from parity.
Men’s commitment to “having it all,” two kids, homemade meals, clean toilets, might not be because they are gaga for family life, but rather because the bar is so much lower for them to achieve it.