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More Time With Mom Has Little to No Effect on Children’s Well-Being » Sociological Images

More Time With Mom Has Little to No Effect on Children’s Well-Being » Sociological Images | Herstory | Scoop.it

The driving force behind all this focused time is the idea that it’s good for kids. That’s why parents often feel guilty if they can’t find the time or even go so far as to quit their full-time jobs to make more time.

This assumption, however, isn’t bearing out in the science, at least not for mothers’ time.

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How your mom became music's greatest influencer

How your mom became music's greatest influencer | Herstory | Scoop.it

What you may not know about your mom is that she has become the most powerful person in music. Her tastes and habits, more than anyone else’s, influence the music you hear every day. Here’s how.

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Deanna Dahlsad's curator insight, February 7, 2014 10:45 PM

This is so awesome -- and true!

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Wage equality, anyone?

Wage equality, anyone? | Herstory | Scoop.it

Via J'nene Solidarity Kay
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Greg Russak's curator insight, January 19, 2014 1:12 AM

My mom was a stay-at-home, as was the mother of my children for many years. It required sacrifice, but only in an economic sense. Not at all to diminish working mothers, either by choice or by necessity, but  what is a stay-at-home mom worth? She's priceless, and I think we ought to live in the world's wealthiest society constructed to acknowledge that and to allow more women to be stay-at-home moms.

Alison D. Gilbert's curator insight, March 22, 2014 4:34 PM

A stay-at-home mom job is not worth much and it is worth less than it was 5 years ago.

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