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The Camaraderie Of Motherhood

September 27, 2011

It’s only a snippet of what was an hour long conversation – you can watch that whole hour, if you want (and if you want to spend four bucks and change, which is less than a single movie ticket to Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows, PLUS you get an extra two hours of not watching a sinus-challenged Ralph Fiennes) – but it’s a good three minute snippet, so.

It ends before we get to talking about moms being superheroes of a sort and also about how the heads of young feminists might explode to hear us speaking so unabashedly in terms that some consider biologically/maternally determinist, but you get the gist.

It’s a good gist.

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I Am Mother, Hear Me Roar

September 18, 2011

(The post below repurposes, with some revisions, a post that I wrote late last year after TEDWomen. I’ve been revisiting it this weekend as I prepare notes for a panel that I’m moderating tomorrow at the WIE Symposium, on mothers and social change. The discussion tomorrow will be, to some extent, a consideration of the [...]

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