“Debunking the myth of the ‘good’ mother one beautiful, touching essay at a time.
A perfect collection for all of us interested in being the best parents we can be.”
–Mayim Bialik, actress, neuroscientist, and author of Beyond the Sling
EDITOR: Avital Norman Nathman is a former teacher and lifelong learner turned freelance writer. Her work, which places a feminist lens on a variety of topics, including motherhood, gender, reproductive rights, and reproductive health, has been featured in Bitch magazine,
“This collection of essays features the voices of real mothers – meaning, mothers talking about the things that scared, changed, and/or empowered them. As a college professor, I have been looking for a book like this for years: short and
Dear Son, Every woman tells the story of her labour, just like old men regale youngsters with their exploits in the war. It’s our mothers’ privilege. So here’s mine. I know you’re not interested, but tough. Here goes. I was
Let me make something clear right up front. I am a big fan of Shonda Rhimes. She is a brilliant writer and producer who has created rich, funny, interesting shows. I stay up later than I should on Thursday nights
The Perfect Parent An Excerpt from Misadventures of a Parenting Yogi The twentieth-century philosopher Fred Rogers said, “My hunch is that if we allow ourselves to give who we really are to the children in our care, we will in