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The good mother myth [electronic resource] : Redefining Motherhood to Fit Reality. Avital Norman Nathman.

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  • ISBN: 9781580055031 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2013.

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Summary, etc.: In an era of mommy blogs, Pinterest, and Facebook, The Good Mother Myth dismantles the social media–fed notion of what it means to be a good mother." This collection of essays takes a realistic look at motherhood and provides a platform for real voices and raw stories, each adding to the narrative of motherhood we don't tend to see in the headlines or on the news.From tales of mind-bending, panic-inducing overwhelm to a reflection on using weed instead of wine to deal with the terrible twos, the honesty of the essays creates a community of mothers who refuse to feel like they're in competition with others, or with the notion of the ideal mom—they're just trying to find a way to make it work. With a foreword by Christy Turlington Burns and a contributor list that includes Jessica Valenti, Sharon Lerner, Soraya Chemaly, Amber Dusick, and many more, this remarkable collection seeks to debunk the myth and offer honest perspectives on what it means to be...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Seal Press, 2013. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2661 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 600 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Family & Relationships.
Sociology.
Women's Studies.
Genre: Electronic books.

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