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The art of living is to function in society without doing violence to one's own needs or to the needs of others. The art of mother ...
The emotional stress of mothering . . . is intensified by a mother's idea that her own feelings are suspect, and by her fear that ...
Women do not have to sacrifice personhood if they are mothers. They do not have to sacrifice motherhood in order to be persons. Li ...
There is...nothing to indicate any biological need for an exclusive primary bond; nothing to suggest that mothering cannot be shar ...
In different life prints, stress will be felt intensely at different times. The woman who is trying to juggle young children and a ...
I love my mother for all the times she said absolutely nothing. . . . Thinking back on it all, it must have been the most difficul ...
We mothers are learning to mark our mothering success by our daughters' lengthening flight. When they need us, we are fiercely the ...
Fashions change, and with the new psychoanalytical perspective of the postwar period [WWII], child rearing became enshrined as the ...
As motherhood as a "private enterprise" declines and more mothers rely on the work of lower-paid specialists, the value accorded t ...
Wild air, world-mothering air,
Nestling me everywhere,
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