Labor Pains: Episode 252
How Women Work
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?
Clean Up Your Mess
Guests: Kay Wyma,
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.