Michelle Obama, wife of presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama accepted BlogHer's invitation to join our community.
Here's an excerpt from her blog post, which has kicked off a conversation about all that women do:
"Over the course of this campaign, I’ve been hosting roundtable discussions with working women all across America. I’m there to talk about my husband, of course – but more importantly, I’m there to listen. We talk about what it’s like to play multiple roles at once and what it’s like to feel stretched thin between the demands of a career and family....
[Barack] sees me, his wife, trying to juggle jobs and raise kids; often feeling like when I’m with the kids, I’m shortchanging work, and when I’m at work or campaigning, I’m shortchanging the kids. I know you understand these struggles. Barack understands them too..."
You can read the rest here.
As you know, BlogHer is a non-partisan community. We have invited Cindy McCain to join as well. :)