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This is a compelling study of the depth and reach of parental love when heavily challenged by circumstances.
Motherhood is a topic which lends itself to personal reflection. Because it offers a glimpse into how other women are doing it, and leaves readers with the impression that everyone struggles sometimes, ‘The Good Mother Myth’ is a worthy addition to any parenting-book shelf.
This new plot line feels like an utter betrayal of everything she’s been over many, many seasons, and of her role as a childfree icon.
Will the creators be able to walk the tightrope here, balancing the disparate elements of the show to keep viewers engaged? Or is Bones about to go off the rails? Or has it already fallen?
While the online abuse mothers (and their intersections) are subject to is different than that childless, white, cisgender women receive, it is, also, specifically gendered, and needs to be a part of this conversation.
Intended as guides or not, the next generation of boys is learning how to be fathers, how to treat mothers, and what to expect of their children from shows like Doctor Who.
On television, female characters often seem to be forced to choose between careers and families rather than having both.
Given the years between the infraction and the truth, my wife and I can look back on it and laugh … sort of.
From fairy tales to film, everyone is obsessed with the idea of one’s “firstborn.” But what about the lastborn? For my part, I’ve recently discovered that the lastborn child has magical abilities.