Homemakers and Mothers as Artisans
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Over the years I’ve seen and read many perspectives on “professional motherhood.” For a time, considering myself a professional made a lot of sense and appealed to me. Sitting around in my pajamas wasn’t going to cut it; I had a job I was responsible to accomplish. Professional also implies deliberate and intentional duty-fulfillment: a professional shows up even if he doesn’t feel like it. There are a lot of subtle ways moms can go through the motions without “showing … Read More