After reading (and raging over) the Five Thirty Eight article, How the Pandemic Could Force a Generation of Mothers Out of the Workforce, we knew we had to have a candid discussion about it with Katherine Goldstein, the award-winning journalist, working mom expert, and The Double Shift podcast host.
(You may remember her from our episode 157, Working Mom Guilt: It’s Not You, It’s the System. She’s amazing!)
Tune in for a passionate, helpful, sympathetic discussion about the childcare crisis, why it’s happening (*ahemgovernment*), who it’s impacting most, what we can do about it — and what will happen if we don’t do anything.
Yes, it’s a feisty episode!
Be sure to listen for Katherine’s brilliant alternative to mom shaming when it comes to our decidedly limited choices this fall, and where we should direct our frustration and anger instead. We love it!
Plus as always, you’ll want to stick around for three wildly diverse cool picks of the week.
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Related links and further reading:
The Five Thirty Eight article that inspired our show. It’s packed full of good links and research.
Katherine’s proposal for a National CareCorps: Huffington Post
America’s First Female Recession: The 19th
@ParentsTogetherAction on Instagram
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