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It recently has been brought to my attention that women are speaking out about hating motherhood. I decided to write a blog post about it. Please read on.
by sasharusa
Comment Count 416 comments on Mon Jul 09, 2012 at 08:48 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
I ran across a story today about a woman, a mother of 4, who confessed she had been addicted to adderal. And the first place my mind went was to the Rolling Stone's *Mother's Little Helper . A ...
by GreenMother
Comment Count 48 comments on Thu Jul 12, 2012 at 08:11 AM PDT with 36 Recommends
I saw this earlier today, and I had to run outside to see if the sky is indeed falling! Someone addressing a "women's issue," by asking the women themselves. It boggles my mind. A sample from a ...
by GreenMother
Comment Count 29 comments on Wed Jun 13, 2012 at 11:32 PM PDT with 28 Recommends
While you and your eco-conscious buddies were busy protesting genetically modified herbicide-resistant soybeans, scientists from Newcastle University were busy creating genetically modified disease-...
by Gohatto
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Jun 01, 2012 at 10:16 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
"You wrote one for your father, but no one has written anything about me". There it was, guilt. The guilt that only a mother can bring. So this morning I was laying in bed with just one eye open ...
by wavpeac
Comment Count 8 comments on Sun May 13, 2012 at 05:49 AM PDT with 37 Recommends
Today is Mother's Day, the day when we stop to reflect and give thanks to those who gave us birth for their patience and sacrifice in bringing us into this world, and (hopefully) for caring for us ...
by thereisnospoon
Comment Count 2 comments on Sun May 13, 2012 at 08:30 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
I was talking to my own mother this morning about the latest media frenzy over motherhood. My mom also raised five boys (plus a daughter — me). She also did her time as a stay-at-home mom, but ...
by Grassroots Mom
Comment Count 135 comments on Tue Apr 17, 2012 at 10:35 AM PDT with 265 Recommends
With all of the Manufactured Hoopla in response to Hilary Rosen, the Republican National Committee thought that they had won the week in the War on Women. Mitt even introduced his wife to the ...
by NM Ray
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Apr 15, 2012 at 10:45 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
My son is not a criminal. Hell, he's barely ever been in trouble. He doesn't keep his room as clean as he could, and he gets lazy in school sometimes (or perhaps bored), and sometimes he gives ...
by legalchic
Comment Count 81 comments on Wed Mar 07, 2012 at 08:05 AM PST with 104 Recommends
Abortion kills 25 million women a year, he wrote. Women. As anyone ...
by Valerie Tarico
Comment Count 18 comments on Wed Feb 01, 2012 at 10:09 PM PST with 21 Recommends
Entering the world of disability eleven years ago as a young woman, age 22, was a shock to me. I became paralyzed from the waist down from a car accident in September of 2000. The manner in which ...
by Laurie Crosby
Comment Count 22 comments on Tue Jan 31, 2012 at 12:29 PM PST with 79 Recommends
For those of you who don't know, I do have children. I didn't have the joy of carrying them in my womb, but they are no less my children for it. Some of them carry my DNA, some do not. I am not ...
by wyldraven
Comment Count 17 comments on Sun May 08, 2011 at 03:35 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
"But can I still be their Mom if I have a beard?" That really is a thought that went through my mind. Goes through my mind - daily, sometimes hourly. And though it makes me laugh to read it, it's ...
by bluesheep
Comment Count 88 comments on Thu May 05, 2011 at 06:57 AM PDT with 80 Recommends
I've been working on this diary for a long time. And given the bigoted, trolling shit that has hit the fan, I've had to change my intro. If you are a transphobe and you just want to come in to my ...
by bluesheep
Comment Count 87 comments on Thu Apr 21, 2011 at 12:02 AM PDT with 78 Recommends
I am extremely bothered by a statement someone made to me on facebook yesterday. They said “women’s lib ruined motherhood”. Now, I can understand someone feeling upset that they ...
by freewalker
Comment Count 55 comments on Thu Oct 28, 2010 at 09:26 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
The hubbub over Katy Perry’s cleavage and thinly veiled references to Elmo’s growing and waning erection strike me as, well, ridiculous. Sesame Street knew what it was doing when it ...
by Henry Fangler
Comment Count 146 comments on Mon Sep 27, 2010 at 02:28 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
I’m not good at waiting. If I could, I’d have this recognized an official ADA condition and get special license plates and an intimidating helper animal to propel me to the front of all ...
by AnatSO
Comment Count 45 comments on Wed Aug 11, 2010 at 01:48 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
At 3:30 AM on April 3rd, I woke up with mild contractions. I was a week over my due date and thrilled to be finally in labor. A quick 3.5 hours later, I pushed my 3rd darling son into ...
by n3rdchik
Comment Count 28 comments on Sun May 16, 2010 at 06:43 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
They called last night. Actually my son called, headed to the hospital to have their first baby. All day now they have been waiting, walking the halls, contractions, but not close enough, ...
by one pissed off democrat
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed Jan 06, 2010 at 11:04 AM PST with 10 Recommends
As I myself struggle with a chronic disease of the brain best known as mental illness, I am constantly aware of discriminatory practices towards those who suffer with the same disability as I do. To ...
by cabaretic
Comment Count 57 comments on Sun Jan 03, 2010 at 02:51 PM PST with 38 Recommends