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Motherhood: 3 Books On Work, Life And Too-Small Pool Towels

Filed by KOSU News in Art & Life.
September 7, 2013

When I was in my 20s, I used to wonder why the media ran so many stories about life-work balance, and specifically about life-work balance for women. Then I had children. Now I’m fascinated by news reports and articles about subjects such as “having it all” and “leaning in.” I also like novels and memoirs about the challenges and delights of motherhood, work, and combinations therein. Here are three books I love because they acknowledge and even celebrate the messy way that most of us actually live. [Copyright 2013 NPR]

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