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Marc and Amy V.

Boston, Massachusetts
The purposeful practice of two parents in an intact home sharing equally in the domains of childraising, housework, breadwinning, and recreation time. 
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The White House Looks at Work Flexibility by Marc and Amy V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training Yesterday, an historic forum took place at the White House to address the issue of work-life balance, and specifically job flexibility. Many experts and ... Read on »
ESP Book Review: Against the Grain by Marc and Amy V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training It's time for a book review!  On a recent trip home to visit my mother, I brought along some reading and got some good stretches of time to dive into Canad ... Read on »
Your Partner or Your Career? by Marc and Amy V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training David Brooks had an interesting op ed in the New York Times last week entitled "The Sandra Bullock Trade." It starts out as a description of how the actr ... Read on »
Come See Us in Providence! by Marc and Amy V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training We'll be doing a book event at the independent bookstore Books on the Square in Providence, Rhode Island on Saturday April 24th at 2:00p.m.  Joining us w ... Read on »
Nice, but... by Marc and Amy V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training Cleaning for a Reason If you know any woman currently undergoing Chemo, please pass the word to her that the ... Read on »
Traveling Light by Marc and Amy V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training The other day, the WSJ's The Juggle blog tackled the subject of what happens when Mom goes away on a business trip.  The author of this particular entry ... Read on »
The Evolution of Dad is Coming by Marc and Amy V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training Back in the fall of 2007, Amy and I were introduced to a dynamic and visionary man named Dana Glazer. He was dreaming about (and working real hard at) crea ... Read on »
Froggie ESP by Marc and Amy V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training Lisa Belkin's Motherlode blog today covers a different kind of equally shared parenting - the kind practiced by the monogamous Peruvian poison frog. As ... Read on »
The Marriage Ref is Sad by Marc and Amy V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training NBC TV's new comedy, The Marriage Ref , premiered last week.  I don't watch much television, but I was drawn to check it out by the subject: the dissection ... Read on »
Be Part of ESP History! by Marc and Amy V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training If you are part of a couple with kids in which: You both work at least 20 hours per week for pay You share the load of household chores and paren ... Read on »
Don't Go Thinking It's Somewhere Else by Marc and Amy V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training Years ago, my dream was to retire early. The goal included lots of playing and relaxing whenever it suited me. I knew it was not a particularly unique drea ... Read on »
Go to Battle, Dude! by Marc and Amy V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training Amy ran across this article at DadsClub.com (Australia) last week, and read it out loud to me. I have to say, I agree with her enthusiasm for it - it's ... Read on »
Mom, Dad and Money by Marc and Amy V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training There has been a lot of buzz lately about the latest Pew Research Center results on men, women, and earnings. The big news is that the number of heterosexu ... Read on »
From HuffPo to Ireland by Marc and Amy V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training We're excited to share that we made our debut yesterday as bloggers for The Huffington Post.  Our first post there tackles the issue of "fairness" as a poi ... Read on »
Driving Home the Point by Marc and Amy V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training Long ago - far before this website existed - I was talking with one of my best friends about who drives the car on family trips. His wife was present and ... Read on »
Book Love by Marc and Amy V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training This wraps up another full week of book activities, the highlights of which have been: A return visit to our fellow parenting writer and friend, Amy ... Read on »
Thumbs Up for Co-Ed Showers by Marc and Amy V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training No, this is not an R-rated post.  I'm talking about baby showers (and, for that matter, "bridal" showers).  Astri von Arbin Ahlander, one of a dynamic duo ... Read on »
Evening the Score by Marc and Amy V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training I think Amy is slacking off on her laundry duties. I mean, I've washed two loads this week to her one, and her batch is still sitting in the dryer with per ... Read on »
Book Review Round-Up by Marc and Amy V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training Yes, it's more book news... We seem to live and breathe it right now, and of course we'd love to share a bit of this crazy experience with you. Today, we d ... Read on »
A Busy Radio Day by Marc and Amy V. Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training We had a wonderful, official send-off for our book yesterday at the Watertown Public Library.  Our book launch party felt just right, with a whole gaggle o ... Read on »