No look at cause and effect? “War on Women” extended to working moms in Mississippi!

Just a quick rant about a news item today: When Mississippi’s governor, Phil Bryant, said today that American education declined in quality when mothers started working outside the home, why didn’t someone in his state give him a fact check list?

Governor Bryant has a problem with working moms.

And what’s with this ‘blame women’ mentality that is so firmly entrenched in today’s GOP — which sounds far more backwards than the Republican Party of yesteryear?… [Read more]

Rich Girl

Must be nice… “You can rely on the old man’s money….”

The “birthday gift” that keeps on giving…

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The Toughest Job?

I have a confession to make. I am a stay at home  mom- and it is NOT the toughest job I have ever had. It is not even close.

Repetitive. Occasionally mind numbing. Monotonous. Often fun. And in the best of moments, unbelievably wonderful. But the most difficult ??  I know we’ve all spent the last week running from Hilary Rosen, falling all over ourselves praising stay at home Moms —  but as a woman who has done both, I don’t I buy it.… [Read more]

Honey Do or Honey Don’t

This month’s Real Simple (April) had a large piece on how women spend their time and why they seem to have no free time.

I’m a woman, I spend my time on stuff, and I seem to have very little free time, so I was curious to read their survey results to see what was going on.… [Read more]

Ann Romney – Mother of the Century

For a while there, it looked like the culture wars had been put to bed, if not for good then for a lengthy slumber. Turns out it was for slightly longer than a cat nap. And whom do we have to thank for this latest wake-up call? None other than Ann Romney.

In a recent tweet, Mrs.… [Read more]

The Mommy Wars

There is a battle raging on the internet.

It’s not about birth control or abortion or health care.

It’s not about the economy or oil prices.

Nope.  This war is about working. But it’s not about the unemployment rate.

It’s about whether or not moms should be working.

And unlike the birth control debate, this isn’t a topic that old white dudes are discussing.… [Read more]