I loved it so much that Ben and I talked about it on POTY, in fact. You can listen on iTunes or on our podcast website.
(I sound kind of like a windbag when I try to talk about academic work on the same subject, but I just wanted to point out that this is a well-articulated conversation that lacks appropriate resolution.)
Speaking of being a feminist killjoy, my latest Madison Moms Blog post talks about how to be equal partners by dividing up the housework in painstaking, joy-sucking detail. (This refers to both the dividing and the essay).
Clearly, in the midst of a busier-than-usual back-to-school season, I have housework on the brain. Also, I came home from work at 4:45 yesterday and did not sit down on the couch until 10pm, and during that window, I made tonight's dinner. JUST SAYING.
|Oh look, she's preparing for a lifetime of emotional labor and entrance to the public sphere predicated on Cinderella-like labor in the home. How ADORABLE.|