11.20.12 Parenting

Mothers Who Think: Tales Of Real-life Parenthood

Mothers Who Think: Tales Of Real-life Parenthood

Anne Lamott, Jayne Anne Phillips, Sallie Tisdale, Susan Straight, Jane Lazarre, Nora Okja Keller, Beth Kephart, Ariel Gore, Alex Witchel, and many other contemporary writers elevate the discussion of motherhood above the level of tantrum control and potty training. Irreverent, wistful, hilarious, fierce, and tender, these essays offer an unsparing look at the myths and realities, the serious and silly sides, the thankless and supremely satisfying aspects of being a mom — and are a testament to the notion that motherhood gives women more to think about, not less.

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