Don Draper, My Father and Me

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With the return of Mad Men this Sunday, April 5 for its final season, I thought it was appropriate to share this post I wrote last year on Purple Clover. When Sally Draper got out of the car on an episode of Mad Men in 2014 entitled "A Day's Work" and turned to her father, the handsome and tortured Don Draper, and said, “I love you, Dad. Happy Valentine’s Day,” I saw my … [Read more...]

This Again? Yes, Being a Stay-at-Home Mom is a Job

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Once again, the question has been answered by yet another mom, so sure that she has the right answer to a question that has come up over and over again. Is being a stay-at-home mom a job? According to this young and irritating woman, being a stay-at-home mom is not a job. It's a PRIVILEGE, doncha know.  All of us women who get to raise our children without working outside of … [Read more...]