Women’s Momentum Has Stalled
Until the early 1960s, newspapers published separate job listings for men and women. Jobs were categorized according to sex, with the higher level jobs listed almost exclusively under “Help Wanted—Male.” In some cases the ads […]
Love this Patt Morrison interview with Gloria Steinem in today’s LA Times, Gloria Steinem: The Founder. Agree or disagree, she’s honest and doesn’t have rose-colored glasses on when it comes to the status of women in this country.
Favorite quote, “The big step for this coming generation is to get to a […]
By LA Telecommuting ExaminerKristen Todd
Whatever your reason for wanting a flexible schedule, whether it be family, continuing education or it’s just the way you are wired, convincing your employer that you can manage one is difficult. Furthermore, a rising unemployment rate and a dire outlook for the creation of new jobs makes your 9-5, […]
Feeling anxiety in our house & all around even with jobs. How about you? A New York Times Poll Reveals Trauma of Joblessness in U.S.:
By MICHAEL LUO and MEGAN THEE-BRENAN
By John Edwards of the Wall Street Journal’s The Juggle Blog:
With nearly a third of American households having a sole or primary female breadwinner, the issues those families face are far from a niche matter. But how do the women, in particular, feel about occupying what’s still seen as an […]
Astute observations given my work with school districts over the years. “Those who hold out hope that a few successful “turnaround” efforts, model schools, or charter schools can quickly spawn a legion of more effective schools…fail to recognize that improving many schools at once takes a vastly different set of skills.
Thomas Hatch of Education Week […]
This is a great article on that invisible piece of the economy, the work of caring for others.
Our hulking gross domestic product […]
Jobless Claims Rise to Record Levels, 20 Reasons to Promote Flexible Alternatives to Layoffs
This recent article published by Fast Company expert blogger, Cali Yost, has me wondering if school districts can use same strategy.
Today, the Department of Labor reported that first time jobless claims not only rose faster than expected […]
The impact of dropouts on local economy is huge. I’m feeling fortunate that my new job allows me to work on this by supporting schools in building pathways to college and career that are relevant and engaging to students.
Published by news release by the Alliance for Excellent Education:
I am entering the holiday season feeling particularly grateful this year. Since the October 6 release of my book, This is Not How I Thought It Would Be: Remodeling Motherhood to Get the Lives We Want Today, so many people have been so good to me that I get choked up just thinking […]
Read this Star Tribune article mentioning me and my new book, This Is Not How I Thought It Would Be: Remodeling Motherhood to Get the Lives We Want Today. Journalist Julie Pfitzinger writes:
When her daughter Kate was 5 years old, Kristin Maschka experienced an epiphany courtesy of a toaster […]
Last week, The Washington Post ran a front-page story that said most stay-at-home moms aren’t S.U.V.-driving, daily yoga-doing, latte-drinking white, upper-middle-class women who choose to […]
Please check out BusinessWeek.com for a great feature on This Is Not How I Thought It Would Be: Remodeling Motherhood To Get The Lives We Want Today. Journalist Lauren Young writes:
What are the things your friends and family never told you about life as a Working Parent? Kristin Maschka, […]
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Congrats on becoming a State Senator & for your happy family news, @JuliaEColeman! You're making history in the Senate, and you're doing what so many Minnesota women do every day, balancing work & family. The double standard persists, and you're right -- women deserve better. https://twitter.com/JuliaEColeman/status/1350484922675425288
Gives me so much hope!
Do I need to #WearAMask & avoid close contact with others after getting both #COVIDvaccine doses? YES. The vaccine prevents you from getting sick with the virus, but health experts don't yet know whether getting vaccinated prevents you from spreading the virus to others.
Done RT @PPact: We’re calling on President-elect Biden’s administration to issue an Executive Order on Day One that ensures suspension of this medically unnecessary, indefensible restriction on medication abortion. Read more — and sign our letter to Biden: https://www.plannedparenthoodaction.org/blog/lets-get-to-work-five-priorities-for-the-start-of-the-biden-administration-2
Meet the new CDC Director Rochelle Walensky and hear plans for a different future. https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/in-the-bubble-with-andy-slavitt/id1504128553?i=1000505177527
We absolutely need uniform federal rules with teeth for airports and flights. I'm not flying again, nor is my family, until we have them.
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