As an academic, the best time to have children is...
December 1st, 2020
51 mins 39 secs
About this Episode
After very excellent banter about Frozen Custard and Julia inventing a new Winter Holiday, your hosts offer wide ranging thoughts on having children as an academic. The general theme is along the lines of “don’t let anyone tell you what to do but here are our experiences and some things you might want to think about”. And, a little about what we, and institutions, might be able to do to help normalize all genders being involved in childcare and family life.
Theme music courtesy of The Bobby Dazzlers
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- To Normalize Parenthood in the Workplace, Don't Hide It - The Atlantic — "End the Plague of Secret Parenting"