Having Children, Having a Career…Having it All (Part 3)

To continue the childrearing series, I wanted to think through the subject of how women having children and having a career fit together. If you missed Part 1 and Part two, hop on over and read them and I’d love your comments/thoughts/reactions. There have been a flurry of articles lately claiming that women can’t ‘have it all’ (or […]

Raising Children and Animal Activism (Part Two)

Continuing the conversation about the choice to have children from Part One, I wanted to write a post specifically about having children and animal activism. I was at a NARN (Northwest Animal Rights Network) meeting this weekend and one of the speakers asked us to remember that we can all make an effort to be […]

Thoughts on Marriage & Childrearing (Part One)

When I was growing up, I always thought that someday I would get married and have kids. That’s what most people around me thought because that’s the dominant discourse we are exposed to—we grow up, go to college, get married, buy a house, have a child or two, raise them, send them to college and perpetuate the cycle. This is familiar, of […]