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For women facing parenting and caregiving decisions, situations can run the gamut of circumstances and emotional states. There's joy in being able to stay at home, stress if you're part of the sandwich generation, optimism at the prospect of adoption, pressure to do right by your blended family, bittersweet feelings in caring for a parent or spouse, and grief over the death of a child.
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  13. The Influence of Mothers (4)
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Biography of Adela Crandell Durkee
Bio of Adela Crandell Durkee, author and writer of the blogs 'Once a Little Girl' and 'The Black Tortoise.'

Daylight Savings Time - Women, Children & the Politics of Daylight Savings Time
Every year at the change to/from Daylight Savings Time, we say, "Spring ahead, fall back." But why do we have Daylight Savings Time, and what is its impact on women's lives? Daylight saving is supposed to save energy, but does it? What about children going to school in the darkness and worried mothers? Who is behind the push for Daylight...

Bloomberg's Breastfeeding Initiative Not Easy But Necessary
When Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced a voluntary initiative among New York City hospitals to encourage breastfeeding and place infant formula under lock and key, predictably controversy erupted. But is a woman's right to choose what to do with her breast related to her right to choose what to do with her uterus and vagina? And shouldn't we be...

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