I'm proud to report that the June issue of the Mothers Movement Online, a great site on modern motherhood, features an essay by my spouse, Shannon. The piece, entitled "Who are you calling 'lucky'?"
, is summarized by the MMO editor
as a look at
the economic trade offs of being a stay-at-home mom. Readers may find this essay controversial, but I invite a careful reading. What do families give up when one income barely covers the basics, but mothers and fathers have a preference for parental care? And what are we really talking about when we talk about "luck"?
She leaves out the fact that it's exceptionally well written and very much worth your time. Comments are, of course, eagerly sought - either here or through the cross-post at After School Snack