The Mother’s Day machine seems to be in overdrive this year. Maybe it’s partially because of that TIME magazine article with the photo of the defiant looking mom with a kid hanging off of her breast. I watched an interview with the 26-year-old mom, and she came off as really stupid. The doctor who backs up “attachment parenting” was there, too, and I wasn’t buying any of his explanations for that either.
The emphasis on this Hallmark holiday could also be the work of Republicans, right-wingers and conservatives who are doing their best to push women back into the home and lock them there. Such people can’t get it into their minds that women will never go back to being voiceless.
The church custodian was grumbling about how expensive Mother’s Day cards are. He had to buy three — one for his mom, one for his mother-in-law, and one for…
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