The Boundless Show with Lisa Anderson
November 29, 2012

Labor Pains: Episode 252

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Untangling the debate around women and work, plus motivation for taking on life’s responsibilities, and a question about doing a long-distance DTR. Featured musical artist: Steven Curtis Chapman


Episode Segments

The Boundless Show: Roundtable Segment
Roundtable Segment

How Women Work

30:45 – 

This week’s article by Carolyn McCulley, “Women and Work,” will no doubt prompt some discussion, so we decided to get the ball rolling by doing a roundtable about it. It’s the age-old question about women and work. But rather than argue the ifs and whys, we’re talking about the hows. Because we all work; in fact, we’re commanded to work. But what does that look like, and how do we get educated and fulfill a calling without being presumptive, selfish, defeated or pigeonholed? And how does a woman’s work influence her family as a whole?

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The Boundless Show: Culture Segment
Culture Segment

Clean Up Your Mess

Guests: Kay Wyma,

22:15 – 

Kay Wyma wrote Cleaning House after a year-long campaign to show her kids basic life skills and the importance of pitching in. She discovered that laziness, selfishness and entitlement can be hard habits to break. Whatever disciplines and skills you’ve inherited (or not) from your childhood, Kay reminds us that the path from consumer to contributor is a long one that continues into adulthood, but there are strategies that can make the journey much less painful.

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The Boundless Show: Inbox Segment
Inbox Segment

Across the Miles

Guests: Glenn Lutjens,

5:31 – 

He wants to define the relationship, but she’s five hours away. What should his next steps be, and how can he move a long-distance friendship to the next level? Counselor Glenn Lutjens offers some advice.

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