Emily Oster recently wrote an article in The Atlantic that too many parents are “secret parents,” encouraging “the polite fiction that after the first several months of leave, the child disappears into a void from which he or she emerges for viewing and discussing only during nonworking hours.” Are you guilty of this? Who should “parent loudly” — and what should they do?
Talking About Your Kids at Work
2019 Update: We still love this discussion about whether or not we talk about our kids at work — but you may also want to check out our more recent discussion (inspired by an Emily Oster piece in The Atlantic), asking readers if they’re are a “secret parent” in the office. Moms: do you ever … Read More about Talking About Your Kids at Work