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What Gen X Can Teach Boomers about Parenthood

At a time when the necessity and affordability of high-quality child care is back in the news, two Generation X mothers — educated, ambitious and deliberately underemployed — exemplify a model of work-family balance that provides a different solution to a persistent problem. 930 more words


A Response to an Open Letter to Millennials

Have you ever googled “letter to millennials“? Go ahead, I’ll wait.. 

That’s right, 2,960,000 results. 

After recent conversations with colleagues about the generational divide in today’s business world, … 243 more words

Anna-vija Mcclain

Songs That Make Life Better

There’s this great post over at 500 Reasons Why The 80s Didn’t Suck on 52 songs you could not live without. (Truthful blog title, by they way. 319 more words

Generation X

Medical School.

Ambitions of.

Because clearly at this moment, with my staggering low GPA and my inability to commit to this dream I am left with hopes of. 172 more words


James Le Gros and the Art of Aging Gracefully

James Le Gros, man! James motherfucking Le Gros. No one, and I mean no one, portrays the struggles of Generation X like this guy. 530 more words


Chris McCandless and Cheryl Strayed: Tales of when Generation X wandered outside

I’m going to show my age a bit and talk about a particular time of transition.

If you grew up in the 1980s, chances are the stereotypes are pretty familiar: huge hair, lots of synthesizers, “greed is good,” and a general optimism that ended up giving us really bright colors in the stuff we wore and the things we had in our homes. 1,576 more words


The karma of caring for your children

Ahhh karma. The belief that what we put into the world will one day be returned to us. It applies to parenting in multiple ways from being nice to other children in hopes other parents are nice to yours, helping strangers in hopes one day a stranger will help your family… And taking good care of your kids because one day they chose your retirement home. 550 more words