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Parenting vs. learning to drive

Through my personal research on motherhood in the United States, I’ve come to agree with Susan Maushart and something she says in her book “The Mask of Motherhood”: “…we devote more care to the licensing of automobile drivers than we do to preparing adults for parenthood. It’s a point worth pondering. Limiting our education for… Continue reading Parenting vs. learning to drive

Mother's Work · Motherhood · Parenting · Self-Care · Toddlers

Multi-disciplinary multi-tasking multi-talent

At midnight on December 31, 2010, I posted the following as my Facebook status: BRING IT. And I meant it. I want to win the essay contest I entered in September of last year. I want to win the Ford Explorer, or whatever SUV it is that the local Dominick’s is giving away. I want… Continue reading Multi-disciplinary multi-tasking multi-talent