Hey, Dance Teacher! Parents Work!

My cell phone rang yesterday at 3pm. I was in a meeting so I didn’t pick up the voicemail until 3:45. The message was from my daughter’s dance instructor. She was letting me know that my daughter’s 6pm Thursday dance class, was changing to a 5pm Thursday dance class, effective that night. In one hour and 15 minutes. Really? What if, like me, my husband took a 6:15 train home from the city?...more
@disenchant I can't imagine having a kid under 10 having a 7 pm class. When do they sleep?more

Ignorant Legislator of the Week: Todd Akin on "Legitimate Rape"

During a television interview this past weekend, Akin explained his anti-abortion stance and why he doesn’t support exceptions in the case of rape. Said Akin of pregnancies resulting from rape, “It seems to me first of all from what I understand from doctors, that’s really rare. If it’s a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down.” ...more
I don't understand how anyone has the right to dictate what decision a person ...more