Tweet I live in an affluent community. One of the constants in this neighborhood is that, if a family can afford it, the mom retires to take care of the kids. This is true even if the mom’s salary was comparable to the dad’s. Often, this isn’t the mom’s preference; it’s the children’s. Our neighborhood [...]
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Tweet Annals of motherhood, through the ages…. Cornelia, Mother of the Gracchi: The exemplar of Roman motherhood who, when quizzed by fellow Roman matrons over her simple dress, unlike their ostentatious attire asked to show her wealth, pointed to her sons and said “These are my jewels.” Ann Romney: Mother of five, grandmother of eighteen, [...]
Tweet If you haven’t yet seen Time Magazine’s most recent cover, welcome back to earth from your extended journey to some other galaxy, far, far away. To bring you up to speed, here’s a copy of the famous (or infamous) cover for you to enjoy: The Mom pictured on the cover has promised to stop [...]
Tweet Every time I return from a Navy League or Navy event, I lament the fact that we in the civilian world do not get to wear our honors and accomplishments on our hats, shoulders, chests or sleeves. The fact that there is no official boasting mechanism in my suburban Mom life, though, doesn’t mean [...]