Sharing the mother role

In the course I am taking about mothering and motherhood, as students we are asked to write journal entries after our readings. This particular entry is based on readings in Maternal Theory Essential Readings edited by my professor Andrea O’Reilly. The mother role as defined by patriarchal institutionalized motherhood is misogynistic. As mentioned in…Continue Reading

Infidelity

In the course I am taking about mothering and motherhood, as students we are asked to write journal entries after our readings. This particular entry is based on the Allison Pearson’s I Don’t Know How She Does It, Margaret Laurence’s Fire-Dwellers, and readings in Maternal Theory Essential Readings edited by my professor Andrea O’Reilly. Susan Maushart writes,…Continue Reading

Mothering and mental health

In the the course I am taking about mothering and motherhood, as students we are asked to write journal entries after our readings. This particular entry is based on the Allison Pearson’s I Don’t Know How She Does It, Margaret Laurence’s Fire-Dwellers, and readings in Maternal Theory Essential Readings edited by my professor…Continue Reading

Love your pets!

Within a week post-Christmas, ads were up on Kijiji saying stuff like, “Our kids don’t seem all too interested in the puppy we bought them as a gift. So, we want to sell the life we took responsibility over.” So, that’s bananas. If a parent is going to add a…Continue Reading