Category Archives: Motherhood

The benefits of a trip or two through the meat grinder.

From Yahoo Australia:  Kate Winslet: ‘Divorce has been good for my kids’ The 39-year-old Oscar-winning actress says her two divorces have helped teach her children how to “struggle”. “I think it’s very important to teach your children to struggle on … Continue reading

Posted in Motherhood, Rationalization Hamster, selling divorce, Stantons Heroes, Ugly Feminists | 69 Comments

Countercultural, natural, and beautiful.

Mychael at Courtship Pledge describes a powerful lesson for her and her husband Scott’s daughter: Last night, I decided to put on one of Scott’s favorite skirts and a nice sweater while I cooked and served dinner. Just as I … Continue reading

Posted in Beautiful truth, courtshippledge.com, Marriage, Motherhood | 152 Comments

It’s hard on her, but not on her kids.

YourTango has a post titled 11 Things Single Parents Don’t Want To Hear.  Note the euphemism “single parent” when what they really mean is “single mother”.  The stigma against single mothers is clearly creeping back, and this will only accelerate. Number … Continue reading

Posted in Denial, Motherhood, Solipsism, Stantons Heroes, Status of marriage | 421 Comments

A bastard of a job.

First we had Margaret Sanger telling us of the woes of American housewives trapped in boredom and drudgery during WWII, unable to experience the freedom, fun, and excitement of going off to war.  Then Betty Friedan helped us (not) name … Continue reading

Posted in Aging Feminists, Motherhood, Ugly Feminists, Whispers | 42 Comments

Is there a “shortage” of single fathers?

Captain Capitalism found an article on eHarmony titled 15 Reasons to Date a Single Mom. The fifteen reasons boil down to various ways of stating that single moms are easy, they will mother you, and you get to have fun with … Continue reading

Posted in Captain Capitalism, Child Custody, Choice Addiction, Data, Fatherhood, Motherhood, Stantons Heroes | 363 Comments