'Mommy Wars': To Work or Stay at Home?

An alarming number of college-educated women are leaving the work force to stay at home and raise their children, a trend that is a tragedy not only for the mothers, but ultimately their children and women as a whole. So said law professor and working mom Linda Hirshman in a 2005 article for American Prospect magazine that has ignited an intense debate among mothers. Census figures show 54 percent of mothers with a graduate or professional degree no longer work full time. In 2003 and 2004...Full Story
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