best mom for your children. You have birthed or adopted them, nurtured them, and loved them to the best of your ability. Take stock of what you do well and appreciate the relationships and the connections you have with your children.In western culture, contemporary women are held back by an idealized version of motherhood that was created in the Victorian age.
This was a middle-class woman who stayed at home with her children, who didn’t work outside the home, and who’s primary worthiness came from being a mother.
That worthiness was measured by the “successes” of her children. Two centuries later, we are still being judged based on what our children do, and not based on who we are as individuals.Read more on additudemag.com