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Women's Troubles

Julietspeaking Wrote: Mar 12, 2013 1:42 PM
I left a high-flying career to raise kids and haven't regretted it for one second. There's no doubt in my mind that my now-adult children ---- though far from perfect, are happier, more well-adjusted individuals because I stayed home with them in their formative years. More significantly, I've also come to the conclusion that being a mechanical engineer was not my true calling anyway, as I'd rather write and play the piano. The men can have it.
AliveInHim Wrote: Mar 12, 2013 1:49 PM
My sentiments exactly.

Very few of our [grown] childrens' friends had a Mom who not only was home, but prepared a hot breakfast in the mornings, besides having dinner on the table in the evenings.

Unfortunately, the kids really are powerless.

If there's one sure way to capture the attention of the usual suspects in the press, it's to highlight the problems of women with high-powered careers, as billionaire Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has done.

In her Ted talk three years ago and now in a book that has received lavish attention, Sandberg laments that women "are not making it to the top of any profession anywhere in the world. The numbers tell the story ... 190 heads of state -- nine are women. Of all the people in parliaments in the world, 13 percent are women. In the corporate...