The second-order effects of massively disrupting the global and local movement of people are coming for us all, but they’re coming for mothers pretty early on.
How did a day that grew from West Virginian Mothers’ Work Days from 1858 onwards (where mothers worked together to improve their community), and Mothers’ Friendship Days from 1865 (to promote harmony between former opponents in the Civil War), become what we celebrate now as Mother’s Day?
See the difference that apostrophe position makes?
Jane Caro has just written a rather charming article, “Over-mothered? No, over mothering” for the Sydney Morning Herald. For birthdays, I bought two packs of 12 lamington fingers and stuck a candle in each one. They served a whole class…. Read More ›
I really like Feministe, I think the site produces some amazing writing, and I appreciate Mamamia for seeking to incorporate feminism in a mainstream, commercial motherhood site because that isn’t easy, but oh my god… We’re surprised, as feminists, that some of you are not more suspicious of lines of debate designed to isolate us and make us defensive.
Author: blue milk – kinda radical feminist who kinda identifies with the “suburban mum” tag these days. Not so long ago Monica Dux, in promoting the publication of jointly-authored book The Great Feminist Denial, attempted to initiate a conversation about… Read More ›
Set some time aside to read the “How Not to Get it On” bad-dates thread on Feministe. It’s simultaneously hilarious and horrifying. Ultra Violet is a group blog by young Indian feminists. It’s smart, passionate, and information-packed. Dilnavaz Bamboat showcases… Read More ›