Looking back, I realize that my Mom -- or Amma, as I call her -- was the epitome of a good leader. As I go through the grind of corporate training and management jargon, I realize how amazingly simple she kept things in her day.
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When Kelly Makino was a little girl, she loved to go orienteering -- to explore the wilderness near her rural Pennsylvania home, finding her way back ...
I was scared by my mother's life. I never wanted to have to ask anybody to foot the bill for my rent, my food, my clothes or my education.
It was 1976. The front page of every newspaper was ablaze with reports about something called Women's Liberation. I was caught in the vortex of this revolutionary upheaval.
I'll bet you do. That's right: you, over there. The one who just fished a shirt to wear to work out of the pile of dirty clothes on your bedroom floor.
"We are all housewives. We would prefer to be persons." Jane O'Reilly, in the 1971 premier issue of Ms. magazine.
Two-thirds of stay-at-home mother...
The omnivore's dilemma has provided an unexpected out from the feminist predicament, a way for women to embrace homemaking without becoming Betty Drap...
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