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    • All Joy and No Fun

    • The Paradox of Modern Parenthood
    • By: Jennifer Senior
    • Narrated by: Jennifer Senior
    • Length: 8 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Thousands of books have examined the effects of parents on their children. But almost none have thought to ask: What are the effects of children on their parents? In All Joy and No Fun, award-winning journalist Jennifer Senior tries to tackle this question, isolating and analyzing the many ways in which children reshape their parents' lives, whether it's their marriages, their jobs, their habits, their hobbies, their friendships, or their internal senses of self. She argues that changes in the last half century have radically altered the roles of today's mothers and fathers, making their mandates at once more complex and far less clear.

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    • By Lauren on 02-18-15

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    • Having Trouble Having It All? Ivanka Alone Can Fix It

    • By: Jennifer Senior
    • Narrated by: Mia Gaskin
    • Length: 8 mins
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    The preface of Ivanka Trump’s new book, “Women Who Work,” is anodyne enough. But something about the third paragraph stuck deep in my craw. I didn’t see it coming, at first. “Over the last year and a half,” it begins, “I’ve had the honor of traveling across our country, meeting the men and women of our great nation and listening to their hopes and dreams, their challenges and concerns.”

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