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Working moms: Looking for more than a paycheck

Working mothers may be busy, but they like it that way. A recent study of employed moms finds that most would work even if they didn't have to, but they're also looking for new ways to negotiate the demands of mothering and ...

dateJan 24, 2012 in Social Sciences
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'Queen's English' not the best

Native English speakers should give up their claim to be the guardians of the purest form of the language and accept that the ways it is used and changed by millions around the world are equally valid.

dateNov 02, 2011 in Social Sciences
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The short goodbye: Weaning foals

It is widely believed that being born is about the most stressful thing that can happen to anybody. But being weaned cannot be too far behind it in the list of traumatic experiences. Most humans come to terms with it eventually ...

dateOct 06, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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Examining motherly fears

Neighborhood poverty is likely to make a mother more fearful about letting her children play outdoors, according to a new study by sociologists at Rice University and Stanford University.

dateOct 03, 2011 in Social Sciences
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