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The Breadwinners

Jan 28, 2020

Friends are the first thing to go once life overwhelms with too many diapers, too many projects, too many aging parents, too many anything. And it’s not just you. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Time Use Survey, the average American now spends less than four minutes a day “hosting and attending social...


Jan 21, 2020

What is the mental load — and why do we persist in carrying so much of it? Research finds that women not only serve as parent and caretaker for their families, but also as the “unofficial keepers of where the entire family needs to be and when, and perpetual guardians against anything falling through the cracks.”...


Jan 14, 2020

For our first episode, Jennifer + Rachael consider the prime number of breadwinning: According to Pew Research, a record 40% of families are led by breadwinning moms. Most women didn’t expect to be the primary earner for their family. What does it mean when you’ve landed here by chance versus by choice — and how...