Melinda M. Marshall quotes

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For the mother who has opted to stay home, the question remains: Having perfected her role as a caretaker, can she abdicate contro ...
So long as the source of our identity is external--vested in how others judge our performance at work, or how others judge our chi ...
If there is a price to pay for the privilege of spending the early years of child rearing in the driver's seat, it is our reluctan ...
A few [women] warrant our attention not because they have the answer but because they have rejected the mentality that insists the ...
Stay-at-home mothers, . . . their self-esteem constantly assaulted, . . . are ever more fervently concerned that their offspring t ...
The very presence of guilt, let alone its tenacity, implies imbalance: Something, we suspect, is getting more of our energy than w ...
Certainly we expect to maintain both a career and a family, but we expect excellence in one role will come at some cost to the oth ...
Knowing how beleaguered working mothers truly are--knowing because I am one of them--I am still amazed at how one need only say "I ...
Most of us don't have the option of quitting work, even if our care situation drove us to consider it in desperation. . . . It's h ...
Whatever we're doing, whoever we are, it isn't enough. . . . Little wonder we have trouble finding role models to guide us through ...
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