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The (Motherhood) Edit

Thoughts and musing on motherhood that made us pause, think and consider what mothering means to us.
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Welcome to our monthly motherhood edit where we share thoughts about the ties that bind us all to mothering, family and the nuances between. 

"I have never cheated in my life. I have a daughter and I stand for what is right and I have never cheated." Serena Williams, during a confrontation with the chair umpire at the U.S. Open finals

A mother’s fragmented identity: “My partial selves — writer, runner, mother — have become like islands I travel between and my life is the ocean around them, unknowable.” (The New York Times)

Candidates and voters warm to kids on the trail: “This year, with a record number of women running for office and a surge of energy among female voters, candidates are pushing back on that bias, arguing that motherhood not only doesn’t disqualify them, it makes them more qualified.” (The New York Times)

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