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In Praise of the Old-Fashioned Fourth

By Deborah Harkins
Three cheers for the traditional Fourth of July celebration, Americans’ annual salute to their country. Women's Voices has covered many such home-grown tributes. Today, from our archives, we’re featuring three traditional Fourths, from towns tiny to small to huge.
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Emotional Health · Family & Friends

Fatherhood: A Changing Picture?

By Cecilia M. Ford, Ph.D.
While there have been great social changes in the past 50 years, with women entering the workforce en mass, sometimes bringing home bigger paychecks than their husbands, the division of domestic chores has not kept pace. Many women still feel like they do the lion’s share of the work at home, a “second shift,” in addition to their paying jobs.
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