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By Michelle Baker
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Dec 28th, 2015
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The floors are strewn with crumpled paper and empty boxes. The joyous anticipation of the season has peaked, and the disarray of post-holiday festivities is losing its charm. Yet, here I am relishing the natural break down of what took weeks to set up. As I meander between the debris and the decisions of what to pack, recycle, give […]...
By Michelle Baker
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Jul 3rd, 2015
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Many years ago, I celebrated Independence Day by hosting a “Dependence” Day party. Sure, the idea had a cute ring to it but I wanted to think about all the ways in which we as members of the 21C remained dependent. At the time, I was a self-employed woman with no parent, sibling, husband, partner, child […]...
By Michelle Baker
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May 8th, 2015
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True, we think most childhood games are simply just that, games – games that don’t really mean a lot. However, as many early childhood researchers know, the games children play are indeed their work, and very much inform our development. Certainly, Mother May I is about the work of practicing manners. However, in many ways, this innocuous childhood game has informed [&...
By Michelle Baker
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Apr 13th, 2015
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Tomorrow, April 14th, is Equal Pay Day in the United States. It is the day in the year when women will have earned as much as men earned by December 31st of the previous year. As it is, on average women earn .78 cents for every dollar earned by a man. For instance, if you […]...
By James Burns
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Mar 17th, 2015
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As a male feminist, I just watched Emma Watson’s live stream from London today on International Women’s Day. The question came up, “What can men do in their everyday lives to help establish equality for women in society?” I came up with four immediate answers to this question. Don’t buy into the mindset that there […]...
By Jennifer Crittenden
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Mar 9th, 2015
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According to CNN, couples marrying last year spent an average of $30,000 on the day they tied the knot. In Manhattan, the average cost was $80,000, and those figures don’t even include the honeymoon. In comparison to the cost of middle-class weddings just a generation ago, and certainly two generations ago, that seems astonishing. What […]...
By Michelle Baker
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Mar 5th, 2015
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Happy Women’s History Month! Yes, it is crazy that there is just one month dedicated to women and all our contributions. Nevertheless, it is awesome and necessary to celebrate, honor and learn about all the women – worldwide – who have directly and indirectly contributed to our vast history. Now, depending upon where you are […]...
By Jacqueline Vinaccia
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Mar 3rd, 2015
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Let’s be honest. Our daughters are not likely to be virgins on their wedding night. The days of awkward discussions about what to expect on the wedding night are long over. We should have discussed sex, pregnancy, and other truly uncomfortable topics long before our daughters think about getting married. However, just because these discussions […]...
By Morgan Steele
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Feb 25th, 2015
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I know I’m not alone when I say that as a young woman, I’ve spent many hours daydreaming about having a baby, and more specifically, what it would be like to be pregnant. Carrying a baby comes with physical changes and complicated notions of autonomy, but for female-bodied people who are more comfortable dressing in […]...
By Jessica Williams
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Feb 17th, 2015
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You’re smart. You’re driven. You’re lighting the world on fire with your brilliant ideas. But the truth is, being disorganized may be holding you back from being even more successful. Do you realize that a lack of organization could actually be costing you money? Here are 10 ways that your home or office being in […]...
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