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Day 161: pitching in

7:30 am. I look around the room and groan.

“What is it, Mom?” asks the elder.

I sigh. “It’s just that I have so much I need to read today. 174 more words

Episode 15: Marriage Changes


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In this episode Anna and Rhiannon discuss how the postpartum and post-adoption season brings changes to the division of labor in your home, how you communicate, and your sex life. 48 more words

Mom Chat

Capitalism 2.0 My Analysis of Big Think's Video

I want to zero in on his “Solution” to the problem. That is let people with “Technical Skills” be the “Leaders” of civilization. He then scorns people with Poly-science degrees like people who are into the humanities don’t already recognize this problem. 1,370 more words


Proud of you!, a haiku

You cleaned the counter!
I mean, yeah, they were your crumbs,
But you did a thing!


Book Excerpt: The Magic of Work

This week’s Acton Commentary features an excerpt from my book. Here is a snippet on the division of labor as economic cooperation:

Consider the production of a book.

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#973: Messy housemate blues with a side of bugs.

Dear Captain Awkward,

So, I live in a small home with my boyfriend and one of our mutual friends. Before we moved in with said friend, we thought she was far cleaner than she actually is, as she often complained about her parents’ cleanliness and messiness when she lived with them. 2,780 more words

Reader Questions

Why do I always have to be the parent?

Yes, we split a lot.  He cooks, I will clean.  He does all of the outside yard work, I vacuum inside and keep things tidy indoors.   382 more words