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Moms and Management Lessons

Devishobha Ramanan | Posted 05.07.2014 | Women
Devishobha Ramanan

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.

Can You Be A Feminist Housewife?

nymag.com | Posted 03.18.2013 | Weddings

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 ...

Get Married, Stay Home and Take It Easy OR Go to Work?

Gina Barreca | Posted 02.16.2013 | Women
Gina Barreca

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.

A Woman's Place is... Where?

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 08.28.2012 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

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.

Who Wants A Housewife?

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 06.13.2012 | Women
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

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.

The Evolution Of The Housewife

Aol Jobs | Posted 11.14.2011 | Women

"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...

Femivorism: A Housewife's Solution To Feminist Predicament?

The New York Times | PEGGY ORENSTEIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The omnivore's dilemma has provided an unexpected out from the feminist predicament, a way for women to embrace homemaking without becoming Betty Drap...