Anyone who has a job that requires constant connectivity can identify with the social diseases of time famish and perpetual distraction. Using studies and anecdotes from her own time-strapped life, Arianna makes a compelling case for why the way many U.S. workers live is unhealthy.
My son was six weeks old when I first brought him to meet his uncle, Troy Davis. He was scared to hold my tiny baby. It was such a magical moment, because it was like I was giving my brother this gift.
Here's the math: Women are 50.7% of our population, only 17% of Congress, and an appallingly low 8% of the Super Committee. This lack of representation on the debt ceiling Super Committee which is charged with cutting $1.5 trillion from the federal budget is pathetic.
There's been a lot of media coverage lately about the rise of high profile political moms in the Tea Party movement. But what's been less reported is that moms are rising up across the political spectrum. We're all Mama Grizzlies for our kids.
It is hard for me to imagine a more efficient, effective, family-friendly and environmentally sound model for my work. I am amazed by how much staff gets done every day, and how well balanced my life is overall.
The public cares very much about work and family life, and yet not once has a candidate been asked about his or her stand on policies pertaining to work and family life beyond health care and economic security.