My last reflection on the inflexibility of employment, as it relates to mothers, elicited the type of warm support born of shared struggle. So here’s another topic that permeates mother talk: the elusive motherhood-work-life balance, and truth is, there is no balance....

To be clear I don’t argue for stay at home mothers versus working mothers—each woman’s context is unique—but I’d like to point out that in either scenario we have no real structure for the job of overseeing the health and wellbeing of our families.

Mr. Gurriel’s offensive “chinito” comments speaks to my experience as a Brazilian where ethnic based nicknames were ubiquitous. For example, for the Japanese descendants you got “Japa”, for white foreigners or very white Brazilians “Alemão” (German), for brown shades “...

Randy: I make no bones that I try to to convert people to an indigenous worldview because I think that’s the only way to save our place on earth. The earth’s pretty resilient, but we just may lose our opportunity to be in relationship with the earth.

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