I've been following the "never worked a day in her life" story with a sense of dread -- not because I think that Hilary Rosen's opinion is especially significant, but because I knew I was going to end up writing about it. How dreary, how tedious, to have to say one more time: no, stay-at-home moms aren't all lazy, or parasites, or fabulously wealthy. No, feminism doesn't mean that women should be forced to earn a paycheck, rather than forced to stay at home. And no, you really can't manage a household (especially a single-income one) without learning exactly how money works, even if it's not your name on the paycheck.
I hate writing about this kind of thing, because I'm always...READ MORE