One of the big moments of this season’s The Good Wife was when betrayed political spouse Alicia Florrick decided to do a TV interview in which she said she forgave her politician husband for straying. Her interview was considered to have sealed her husband’s bid to recapture the state’s attorney’s office. This week, real political “good wives” and what good (or harm) they can … [Read more...] about The Constant, Constantly Changing Demands of Political Wives
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Dear Buddy, I feel like I owe you an apology. Other moms that I have interacted with on the internet have expressed that I may have made one or many wrong decisions, basically from the moment you were conceived. For these decisions, I owe you an apology. From the beginning, I apologize that I got an epidural during your birth. Though I didn't really want one, I was weak … [Read more...] about The Internet Demands an Apology. To You.
According to CNN, government regulators demanded Tuesday that Toyota produce documentation of their recent recalls. Federal law requires all auto manufacturers to notify the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration within five days of discovering a problem. The US is currently determining if the automaker conducted the recall in a timely matter. CNN … [Read more...] about U.S. Government Demands Toyota Recall Documents
It can be difficult for busy families to spend some quality time together; parents are often juggling work commitments with keeping on top of household chores, while children may have studies and homework or after-school activities that eat up time. As a result, family time is often at a premium, and on those occasions when schedules combine there is often some activity … [Read more...] about How To Actually Organize Family Leisure
Back in the first few weeks of June, as the #BlackLivesMatter movement ebbed and flowed through social media and spilled out onto the streets in the wake of the murder of George Floyd, my head began to spin with a combination of shame and confusion. I’m a white woman with immense privilege and all the hallmarks of power. I am late and I have much to learn, but I want to do the … [Read more...] about Legislators: Our Tools For Change