“A hands-on, real talk guide for navigating the hot-button issues that so many families struggle with.”–Reese Witherspoon
FAIR PLAY by Eve Rodsky is a revolutionary, real-world solution to the problem of unpaid, invisible work that women have shouldered for too long–from a woman tapped by Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine as the expert on this topic for a new generation of women.
It started with the Sh*t I Do List. Tired of being the “shefault” parent responsible for all aspects of her busy household, Eve Rodsky counted up all the unpaid, invisible work she was doing for her family — and then sent that list to her husband, asking for things to change. His response was… underwhelming. Rodsky realized that simply identifying the issue of unequal labor on the home front wasn’t enough: She needed a solution to this universal problem. Her sanity, identity, career, and marriage depended on it.
The result is FAIR PLAY: a time- and anxiety-saving system that offers couples a completely new way to divvy up domestic responsibilities. Rodsky interviewed more than five hundred men and women from all walks of life to figure out what the invisible work in a family actually entails and how to get it all done efficiently. With four easy-to-follow rules, 100 household tasks, and a figurative card game you play with your partner, FAIR PLAY helps you prioritize what’s important to your family and who should take the lead on every chore from laundry to homework to dinner.
Eve Rodsky received her B.A. from the University of Michigan, and her J.D. from Harvard Law School. After working in foundation management at J.P. Morgan, she founded the Philanthropy Advisory Group to advise families and charitable foundations on best practices. Rodsky was raised by a single mom in New York City and now lives in Los Angeles with her husband and their three children. Fair Play is her first book.
This is a ticketed event and will take place at All Saints Church at 132 N Euclid Ave, Pasadena.
Tickets now available at Eventbrite: $28.00 (+ tax), includes one entry plus one copy of Fair Play. Book signing to follow the program.
If there are any questions please call Vroman’s at (626) 449-5320 or visit us at www.vromansbookstore.com.