"The State of Things" is a live radio program hosted by Frank Stasio devoted to bringing the issues, personalities, and places of North Carolina to its listeners.
On Septmber 25, 2007, the show featured a segment entitled "Opting Out". Stasio and his guests discussed the trend of college-educated professional women who are leaving full time jobs to stay at home with children. The show explored whether this trend is a return to traditionalism or a statement about the flexibility of American employers?
To listen to this radio segment, click this State of Things link.
Many female contributors to eClips have also shared thoughts on this topic. To hear from these women, please look at the eClips theme entitled Working Moms: Thoughts on Juggling Career and Family.