Stephanie, over at Yarn Harlot, discusses the different expectations of mothers and fathers. It all starts with her saying “…someone who asked me, straight out, if it bothers Joe that I go away like I do, leaving him with all the work.” and she goes into a wonderful rant from there that I agree with 100%.
Dr. Girlfriend discusses the importance of graduate students knowing more about possible, even – gasp! – alternative, career paths. When is the ideal of the ivory tower TT job going to come crashing down? When can people choose an “alternate” career path without being seen as a failure? When are we going to stop using the word “alternate” for any career path besides the TT?
If you’re feeling judged lately, head over to these blogs and take a read, and let’s stop judging every little freakin’ thing we do, eh?