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Are the 'Mommy Wars' Exaggerated?

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Are the 'Mommy Wars' Exaggerated?

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E.J. Graff talks about her op-ed that appeared in Sunday's Washington Post explaining why she thinks the war between mothers who work and mothers who stay at home is greatly exaggerated. She argues that the majority of working mothers simply work because they have to.

E.J. Graff, senior researcher, Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism, Brandeis University

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