Single Motherhood on “Parenthood”

According to Twitter, I’m in the minority. Everyone else who tweeted about a recent episode of #Parenthood found it heartwarming. Viewers especially enjoyed Amber’s baby shower, which was held at a hospital, after her grandfather Zeek’s heart attack. Amber’s baby shower certainly showcased the bonds of family and warmth of motherhood, but it was hard to ignore the … Continue reading

Don’t Write Off Working Class Dads

Professors Naomi Cahn and June Carbone deserve to be ignored. And yet, their real-world advice is so potentially destructive, it demands a response. The professors write, “Although it defies logic, socioeconomic, cultural, and economic changes have brought white working-class women like Lily [the woman whose life informs their Slate article] to the point where going … Continue reading