linda hirshman 

A SAHM's dirty little secret

These days, bringing up the "mommy wars" is as potentially explosive as a faux pas at a Middle East peace negotiation -- except everyone is a lot less diplomatic. I happened to grow up in a family of political junkies who loved to philosophize...

Are mommybloggers lame? A Linda Hirshman debate.

I'm not a big fan of anyone who lumps an entire group together in a stereotype. Gays are immoral, Republicans are creepy. American tourists are rude, the overweight lack discipline...it goes on and on. So, when a debate regarding the constantly...

Linda Hirshman's 'Get to Work' distorts Blogging Baby readers, writers

I keenly remember December 2005. It was the first Christmas for my second son, Truman. I got a new lens for my camera. And I spent the entire month with boiling blood thanks to Linda Hirshman's article telling me -- us -- that women who stayed...

Hirshman betrays Friedan's life's work, says Salon

When Betty Friedan declared staying at home with children stifling in 1963, says Joan Walsh for Salon, starting so-called "choice feminism" ('I have a choice to stay home!') she didn't envision a world in which liberal feminists like Linda...

The feminist elite talk back: L.'s story

When Linda Hirshman wrote about how “elite” (read: college-educated) women who stay at home with their kids frustrate feminism, it got quite a response from you all. We continue a series of profiles of moms and whether or not they fit her...

The feminist elite talk back: Pewari's story

When Linda Hirshman wrote about how “elite” (read: college-educated) women who stay at home with their kids frustrate feminism, it got quite a response from you all. We continue a series of profiles of moms and whether or not they fit her...

The feminist elite talk back: Bonnie's story

When Linda Hirshman wrote about how “elite” (read: college-educated) women who stay at home with their kids frustrate feminism, it got quite a response from you all. We continue a series of profiles of moms and whether or not they fit her...

The feminist elite talk back: Dani's story

When Linda Hirshman wrote about how “elite” (read: college-educated) women who stay at home with their kids frustrate feminism, it got quite a response from you all. We continue a series of profiles of moms and whether or not they fit her...

The feminist elite talk back: Ammie's story

When Linda Hirshman wrote about how “elite” (read: college-educated) women who stay at home with their kids frustrate feminism, it got quite a response from you all. We continue a series of profiles of moms and whether or not they fit her...

Top baby stories of 2005: #3 the anti-feminist 'elite' as told by Linda Hirshman

We're counting down the top five baby stories of the year; we started with celebrity births and moved into child-unfriendly coffee shops. But the topic that got me the most riled up this year was the debate over educated moms who stay at home with...

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