having it all? on women and the workplace.
Atlantic Magazine July/August 2012 Issue

    The cover Story in this month’s The Atlantic has garnered national attention.  This conversation of family and life structure is all over the news discourse, in coffee shops, and even in job interviews. As I wrote about in my April 25th post, the face of the American family is changing; there is more diversity in both structure […]

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shifting family and breadwinner roles
Time Magazine cover, March 26, 2012

  Stay-at-home dads and working moms are a much discussed demographic lately. Traditional gender roles are being challenged by powerful counterexamples, as American families create something new. The benefits are far and wide for everyone.   All around us, the gender wall is being torn down in the Mom-at-home, Dad-at-work family model. Earlier this month, […]

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who’s on your philly’s great women list?
Photo credit: Gomillion + Leopold

March is Women’s History Month. This year’s activities and exhibits will carry the theme, “Women’s Education- Women’s Empowerment” by looking at the history of education and its opportunities in women’s lives.  It’s worth understanding; it was not so long ago that women’s education was a very domestic and had limited offering.   In the United […]

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FREE ice skating at philly’s rinks!
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  It’s February. Its 50 degrees outside – temperatures Philadelphia has enjoyed for several weeks now. Daffodils and snowdrops are budding, Spring is definitely on the way.  But, we can still ice skate. That’s right, the Department of  Parks & Recreation operates five ice rinks throughout the city, all which have public skating sessions that are free […]

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on raising little yogis

  Winter Yoga with Kids by Kim Pacini Yoga is an excellent tool for kids to learn, and winter is a perfect time to get the mat out for our little yogis. In this winter season, yoga is an all-inclusive good thing, as just about every aspect of it increases immunity- from promoting more restful […]

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speaking of toys: girl or boy?

Can gender be taken out of toys? by Kim Pacini  As kids still play with their new toys from the Holidays, one of the hottest videos on YouTube is Riley’s Marketing Rant.  Standing in front of toy store shelf lined with pink packaged baby dolls and dressup clothes, a very astute, very cool little girl […]

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