Monthly Archives: October 2009

Homemaking for Dummies (?)

Some women persist in giving voice to the attitude that if we are at home taking care of our kids, that we are "not working." They say things like "as a career-driven woman, I have always worked," implying that when a mom doesn't have a paid job that she is a nonproductive burden. Or they'll [...]

By | 2016-10-23T02:33:07+00:00 October 29th, 2009|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Double Trouble

In this city there are 297,611 people crammed into apartments with too many others.* Policy researchers call this “severe overcrowding.” It is also known as “doubling up”—sharing an apartment meant for one family with other families who need their own apartment too, but can’t afford it. Sometimes these are relatives or friends. Often they are [...]

By | 2016-10-23T02:33:07+00:00 October 5th, 2009|Uncategorized|0 Comments