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Today is Mother’s Day, May 14, 2017…
But as political journalist Megan O’Conner stares at the newspaper clippings she’d unboxed, she keeps double-checking the dateline. A tumultuous election year. Angry women, demanding their civil rights. Pro-life vs. Abortion. Pay and gender equity. Bullying. Adoption. Part-Time employees. Single mothers. Racism. Abusive relationships. Stay-at-home mothers vs working mothers. All contentious and emotional issues, and all making headlines.
Could these articles really be from AFTER the 1992 election?
Megan remembered her editor wanted answers: How do stay-at-home-mothers fare in an economy which defies their very presence? And what makes a professional woman, college-educated and self-motivated, decide to stay at home, and raise her children? Megan, a naïve reporter, wandered into a society struggling to adjust to the momentous changes brought about by women’s civil rights. For twelve weeks, Megan asked questions and was perpetually surprised. Who knew motherhood could be so controversial? She ended up writing a series that changed her life.
Skip back a quarter of a century, and re-live interviews with stay-at-home mothers, as well as working outside the home mothers. How far have we come, and how much has stayed the same? Have women finally answered the awkward question
WHERE DO I HANG MY BRA NOW?
Appropriate for Book Clubs, multi-generational readers
bound: 256 pages
publisher: Forty-third Studios (April 14, 2017)
filesize: 3625 KB