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  • youngfeministmother wrote a new blog post: If Gloria Steinem were a mother   1 year, 7 months ago · View

    Thumbnail A SYTYCB Entry. Could Gloria Steinem be Gloria Steinem if she had kids? I know this is an unfair question.  It’s inflammatory and controversial and no one would ask this of a successful man.  I know that even writing such a thing seems anti-feminist.  I don’t care if Gloria Steinem has/had/wanted/didn’t want kids.  I am concerned [...]

  • youngfeministmother wrote a new blog post: Formula, Criticism and Judgment in Motherhood   1 year, 8 months ago · View

    Thumbnail A SYTYCB entry. In response to the “Latch On” program in New York which is designed to promote breastfeeding – and limit access to formula, depending on which source you read – a national newspaper here in Canada printed the following story this morning:   “Breast vs. bottle: Should the government intervene?”  Invariably, this sort of [...]

  • youngfeministmother wrote a new blog post: Mothers parent, men “babysit”!   4 years, 8 months ago · View

    I have frequently heard fathers refer to time spent alone with their children as “babysitting”. I realize this may sound like I’m being picky about semantics, but when was the last time you heard a mother talk about babysitting her children? As a society, we believe women should be caring for their children, whether they work [...]

  • youngfeministmother wrote a new blog post: Feminism and Motherhood   4 years, 8 months ago · View

    As the mother of two young daughters, I am acutely aware of the influences upon my girls and how the choices I make on their behalf are effecting them.  One of my goals as a parent is to raise strong, assertive, confident women which, though relatively abstract, does help me strive to make informed decisions about [...]

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