“Flanagan practically pillories mothers who keep their jobs and have to hire nannies. Of her own choice to do so, she says only
Why was I supposed to endlessly wipe down the kitchen counters and lug bags of garbage out to the cans and set out the little plastic plates of steamed carrots and mashed bananas that the children touched only in order to hurl them onto the floor?
Why indeed? Shouldn’t the answer to this question somehow involve the man of the house? Flanagan doesn’t say.”