Moms today are facing a major crisis. At least, that was the consensus among my two guests last Saturday on Up For Debate. But, authors Leslie Leyland Fields (Parenting Is Your Highest Calling: And Eight Other Myths That Trap Us in Worry and Guilt) and Candice Watters (Start Your Family: Inspiration for Having Babies) disagreed
Young mothers beware! If you allow motherhood to dominate your life, it will suck your passions dry, make you lose your identity, and lead to misery and depression! No matter how crazy it makes your life, or the lives of your husband and children, pursue your dreams! Find your calling! Be all you can be! Ever heard that message?
Why would a woman feel “the oppressiveness of her biology” and “betrayed by (her) body” simply because she’s pregnant? Okay, I admit I rarely experienced morning sickness, so my perspective is probably somewhat skewed. But even so, I always delighted in my pregnant body. Sure, it had its challenges, but those were nothing compared to