The Mystique of The Feminine Mystique

The war on women really ramps up with the passage of HR3 through the House and the defunding of Planned Parenthood on the state level. Also, Stephanie Coontz talks feminist history, the reality and myths of The Feminine Mystique.

The Up and Down Journey of Motherhood: Let’s Lift As They Climb

Mother’s Day always makes me think about the up and down journey motherhood has been for me and many of the women I know. I had my first child at nineteen and I still don’t know how I made it. I worked two jobs, with the first one starting at five in the morning and the second one finishing at nine at night. I couldn’t afford full-time childcare, so I moved my son Danny between two part-time centers that weren’t as good as I hoped for but better than I could afford.