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  • On National Equal Pay Day, check out #Ask4More

     On National Equal Pay Day, check out #Ask4More
    Take a moment Tuesday — National Equal Pay Day — to check out the #Ask4More campaign, a movement meant to inspire women to seek more equitable salaries. "It's not that you're demanding," journalist Diane Brady says in a video that kicks...
  • 12 ways for families to honor Earth Day and Arbor Day

     12 ways for families to honor Earth Day and Arbor Day
    Earth Day, the international day to honor the environment, happens April 22; National Arbor Day, which specifically celebrates trees, is April 24. Get outside with the kids to observe these green holidays. Earth Day Celebration and Preserves Clean Up in...
  • What a Hillary Clinton presidency could do for grandmas' street cred

     What a Hillary Clinton presidency could do for grandmas' street cred
    My first day back at work after my first maternity leave, our administrative assistant asked who was watching my daughter. When I explained about the delightful day-care provider I had met and hired a few weeks back, she reacted in horror. "Why doesn'...
  • Well of Mercy surrounds women and children with sense of home, hope

     Well of Mercy surrounds women and children with sense of home, hope
    Tucked onto a residential stretch of Fairfield Avenue on Chicago's North Side, a few steps from the delightful bustle of Devon Avenue, sits Well of Mercy, Mary Zeien's denouement. "It's always been on my heart to do something for pregnant women,"...
  • Book of lists gives happiness top billing

     Book of lists gives happiness top billing
    I'm always drawn to the stories of people who try to maximize their joy in this life — people who act on "what ifs" and create happiness rituals. Jacqueline Suskin is one of those people. Her new scrapbook-style art book, "Go Ahead & Like It"...
  • It's Alcohol Awareness Month: Don't be those parents

     It's Alcohol Awareness Month: Don't be those parents
    Experts are using Alcohol Awareness Month (April) to spread a simple, direct message: Don't be those parents. Those parents host drinking teenagers at their homes, reasoning that it's a safer alternative to letting teens roam free on the weekends. (We...
  • My open letter to Kelly Clarkson -- singer, mother, target of fat-shamers

     My open letter to Kelly Clarkson -- singer, mother, target of fat-shamers
    Dear Kelly, There's a good chance you'll never see this note, seeing as how you're busy being awesome at life: churning out hit singles, killing it on "Ellen," raising your gorgeous kid. But I'm writing in anyway, because being picked on for your...
  • Trevor Noah is no Jon Stewart. Trevor Noah is a guy you block on Facebook

     Trevor Noah is no Jon Stewart. Trevor Noah is a guy you block on Facebook
    You know who's not funny? Trevor Noah. A day after the 31-year-old South African comedian was announced as Jon Stewart's replacement on "The Daily Show," his tweets have come under fire for being anti-Semitic and sexist. "'Oh yeah the weekend....
  • Rethinking family leave with an eye toward long-term effects

     Rethinking family leave with an eye toward long-term effects
    Two new reports raise compelling questions about the way we approach paid family leave. A fascinating study, written by Cornell University economics researcher Ankita Patnaik, compares the notoriously stingy maternity and paternity leave policies in the...
  • Healthy consent starts with, 'Can I kiss you?'

     Healthy consent starts with, 'Can I kiss you?'
    Mike Domitrz stands in front of crowds at universities and military bases and makes people squirm. And think. "Do you ask, 'Can I kiss you?'" Domitrz, founder of The Date Safe Project asks his audiences, packed with young men and women who are...
  • No need for moms to stay at home

    No need for moms to stay at home
    A stay-at-home mother named Lydia Lovric recently lit up social media across North America with an article in Huffington Post Canada titled “Dear Daughter, Here's Why I Don't Work.” Lovric explained that she left a “fancy job”...