The Good Stuff

Every Monday we'll be sharing the good stuff with you.
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Image credit: Glamour 

Image credit: Glamour 

We need some good right now — thoughts, ideas, actions and (actual) goods. Here are a few on our radar:

A Good Question

Is This Pandemic The End Of Perfection? "For all the paradigm shifts that we’re going to see in the aftermath of the pandemic...one of the biggest is going to be the acceptance that productivity does not always have to be our goal. And, perhaps especially for women, this feels quietly radical."

Some Good Leaders

“But what many women have demonstrated in this crisis is both truthfulness, which is needed in a pandemic, in terms of being honest about what we know and what we don’t know, and quick decision making. Their cities have benefited from actions taken early and decisively, even if imperfect.” (Glamour)

A Good Perspective 

"To me, that makes every day a do-over. I may not have had the courage, or frankly the desire, to voluntarily take time out from life and work to do what I’m doing now—try, and fail, and try again with my kids. Yet it’s the chance I’ve been given." (The Atlantic)

A Good Watch

Support your local theatre by buying a virtual ticket to the New York International Children’s Film Festival. Watch the trailer for the Kid Flicks here

A Good (Necessary, Actually) Idea

Forget Pancakes. Pay Mothers. "In our country, staying home to raise children is one of the most devastating financial decisions a woman can make. And without any sort of child care system in place, it’s often not a choice at all." (The New York Times)

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