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Elisabeth Badinter

Why Americans Need Longer Parental Leaves

Trevor MacDonald | Posted 10.17.2012 | Parents
Trevor MacDonald

What Americans need is a set of laws, government programs and business practices that support babies and their families.

Are We Ready For A Cease-Fire In The Mommy Wars?

AP | JOCELYN NOVECK | Posted 05.18.2012 | Parents

NEW YORK -- You could call Elisabeth Badinter a very lucky woman. It's not just that she's wealthy, successful, a respected scholar and a best-selling...

Are You ___ Enough?

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 07.15.2012 | Women
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

Would a man's choice to embrace his traditional breadwinning role with gusto be marked as an end to progress, or to opt out of parenthood as a harbinger of the downfall of society as we know it?

The Woman Who Thinks Motherhood Is A Prison

The Huffington Post | Lisa Belkin | Posted 04.24.2012 | Parents

Elisabeth Badinter is, without a doubt, a very smart woman. A French writer, feminist and philosopher, she has been called the heir to Simone Beauvoir...

The Tyranny of Modern Motherhood?

Élisabeth Badinter | Posted 06.24.2012 | Parents
Élisabeth Badinter

With all of its demands, the naturalist ideal of the 21st century means that it takes a woman as much time and energy to raise two children as our grandmothers spent raising four.