Category Archives: gender roles

Paternity Leave: A few thoughts after the fact


I haven’t written on this blog in two years for a very good reason: I didn’t take a child care leave for my second child. From April 2010 to March 2011 I took a one year of child care leave … Continue reading

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Year 2: Colleague Reactions


Just over 5 months ago, my year-long child care leave ended and I went back to work. Since then, I haven’t posted on this blog for a very good reason: I was insanely busy. Of course, not too busy to … Continue reading

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Endings and beginnings


I go back to work tomorrow on April 1st. My year-long paternity leave is over. No April Fools.

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