I love Erica Komisar’s words from her wonderful book Being There; Why Prioritizing Motherhood in the First Three Years Matters. “I often hear working mothers say how great it is for young women to see their mothers in high-powered careers. That may be true, but when it comes to babies and toddlers, they don’t care …
I love it when Mother Nature shows off.
For some of us, mothers provide guidance, nurturing and protection, building an internal compass that directs our choices and self concept. If we didn’t receive one or more of these important needs, however, we may feel hungry for substitutes. Surrogate mothers come in many forms: food and romance may be the most powerful. We may …
Labor Day weekend, and I’m supposed to be writing.
Mother Hunger is a consequence of systemic structures that demand compliance, submission, and seduction from women.
Discussion with Kelly McDaniel will be in Nashville Tennessee on March 29th.