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The United States is the 33rd best place in the world to be a mother , according to the 2015 State of the World's Mothers report prepared by Save the Children. And, adding insult to injury, 33rd is ...
by james321
Comment Count 86 comments on Tue May 05, 2015 at 08:46 AM PDT with 139 Recommends
I never wanted to have children. I grew up knowing I never wanted to get married and I never wanted to have children. I didn't understand myself at the time, but I now realize I avoid commitment. It'...
by anb1972
Comment Count 34 comments on Fri Apr 10, 2015 at 04:02 PM PDT with 40 Recommends
An army of strong mining women makes a wonderfully spectacular picture. -Mother Jones ``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````` Tuesday February 9, 1915 ...
by JayRaye
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon Feb 09, 2015 at 11:00 AM PST with 15 Recommends
This is the eighth annual posting of the Christmas Story, from a mother's point of view. Through the years it's changed a bit — the language tweaked here and there, photos added then improved upon.
by Frankenoid
Comment Count 71 comments on Sun Dec 21, 2014 at 04:00 PM PST with 109 Recommends
Mom got married at 19 and wanted kids immediately. She’d been the youngest of four and wanted about that many herself. My father was amenable to both of her desires, but wanted the two of them to ...
by cabaretic
Comment Count 12 comments on Mon Oct 13, 2014 at 06:57 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
My blond-headed, blue-eyed, 21-year-old Scotch-Irish Presbyterian American daughter is living in a refugee camp in the West Bank right now. She has lived in the West Bank off and on for six months ...
by nancyjones
Comment Count 39 comments on Tue Jul 08, 2014 at 01:37 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
Perhaps the only relationship in my life more complicated than the one with my mother was that which my father and I enjoyed endured. For years, and until my father's death, I was completely ...
by jgilhousen
Comment Count 61 comments on Tue Jul 08, 2014 at 01:44 PM PDT with 44 Recommends
Mother’s Day, like most secular holidays in the western world, is indisputably about milking sentiment to sell things. Still, if the sentiment is sincere and received with gratitude (generally ...
by samsoneyes
Comment Count 8 comments on Sun May 11, 2014 at 11:48 AM PDT with 31 Recommends
Happy Mother's Day! ¡Feliz día de las madres! Working for a mom organization means that Mother's Day is our busiest time of year. We've got a few fun things cooked up that I thought I would ...
by Elisa
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri May 09, 2014 at 01:04 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
This is the seventh annual posting of the Christmas Story, from a mother's point of view. Through the years it's changed a bit — the language tweaked here and there, photos added then improved ...
by Frankenoid
Comment Count 84 comments on Mon Dec 23, 2013 at 04:00 PM PST with 150 Recommends
As of today, November 21st, I’m the mother of an adult. My son Chris is 18 years old today! Soon he will be headed out into the world on his own, an inevitability that tugs on my heart as nothing ...
by hottiemom24
Comment Count 42 comments on Thu Nov 21, 2013 at 08:22 PM PST with 44 Recommends
I am so tired of all the articles about "working moms" vs "stay-at-home moms." We are all on the same team,struggling to give our children the best that we can. This article expresses this ...
by ICanDoThis
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Aug 27, 2013 at 06:57 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
I posted this elsewhere a couple of weeks ago, but thought I'd post it here now because it seems pertinent to all the stuff being discussed around here.. Go beneath the orange squiggly if you're ...
by nancyjones
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Aug 21, 2013 at 12:21 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Well I assure Linda Partridge , aka Julianne Moore, is having a worst day! "Motherfucker! You fucking asshole. Who the fuck. . . . who the fuck do you think you are? I come in here, you don't ...
by jps1
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Aug 11, 2013 at 11:07 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Do any of you know the Shel Silverstein book, The Giving Tree ? It tells the story of a relationship between a (female) tree and her (male) visitor, who encounters the tree as a child and comes ...
by peregrine kate
Comment Count 44 comments on Fri Jul 26, 2013 at 10:01 AM PDT with 62 Recommends
This post will be long, but what I am about to ask of you will greatly help women all over the United States. I will tell you about the Crisis Pregnancy Centers and their tactics.
by sasharusa
Comment Count 89 comments on Thu Jun 06, 2013 at 12:38 AM PDT with 88 Recommends
Since the dawn of humanity, man, as a whole (not each individual), has sought to dominate over the female of the species. First he used his superior size and strength to physically bully women ...
by ladyrhiannon824
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat Jan 12, 2013 at 04:34 PM PST with 6 Recommends
I've been hoping someone else would notice this and post it here. I don't want to diary, I want to come here and read! The biggest smile for me November 6th, after winning of course, came in the ...
by Dema Broad
Comment Count 130 comments on Mon Nov 12, 2012 at 03:49 AM PST with 321 Recommends
The latest horrible ad by the Romney campaign meant to appeal to women voters reveals in a nutshell some of the major problems with Romney, with Republicans, and with Conservatism. In the several ...
by Calvino Partigiani
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Sep 20, 2012 at 06:35 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
Having an abortion to prevent a child from being born with Down syndrome or another disability can be a positive moral choice. Okay, now let’s go on (assuming you’re not already plotting my ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 48 comments on Fri Aug 17, 2012 at 12:20 PM PDT with 11 Recommends