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Bad Mother

The Struggle Inside Moms

Victoria Oldridge | Posted 10.14.2013 | Parents
Victoria Oldridge

Like many diseases, maternal guilt doesn't provide a warning sign, discriminate or decrease its number of visits based on merit or any other measure of performance. It may weigh on your shoulders during an evening out or jab you in the side at the office.

Culturing My Kids -- Episode One

Elise Sax | Posted 08.28.2013 | Parents
Elise Sax

But as I stand in the kitchen, ordering pizza for dinner and watching them watch a character on TV named Bernice scream obscenities at people as she tows their cars, I wonder if my "not enough" has slipped even more. Maybe I'm not even close to enough.

You Know What These Moms Did. Do You Know WHY They Did It?

Lisa Belkin | Posted 04.07.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

While the particulars were different, one thread was the same: each of these women, who were quickly labeled "bad mothers," turned out instead to be reminders of the burdens and obstacles faced by so many mothers.

Study: Some Women Born To Be Bad Mothers

AOL Health | Marrecca Fiore | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Researchers from Virginia's University of Richmond say that some women are just biologically programmed with a "bad mothering" brain switch....