What Is Motherhood News?
The Journey of a Mother
There is a difficult job of being a mother. Every woman's story is marked by a new chapter. It gives you a new strength in yourself, something you didn't know was there until you had children.
It gives you a new sense of purpose and meaning. You meet a love and passion for your children that you have never experienced before. A mother is cleaning up messes.
It's wiping down kitchens after they've been used for a long time. From exploring all day, washing floors and cleaning windows was smudged with tiny fingerprints. It's drying your toddler's tears after a nightmare and wiping noses from sick babies.
Late night cuddles and kisses are what a mother is supposed to do. It's raining and there are pillow forts and blankets to protect you from the elements. It's family reunions, vacations, and road trip conversations.
It's wishing the day was over and then wishing it wouldn't end. The pieces are being re-built by the mother. The Lego tower was demolished by a toddler.
The Rise of Single Parenting
It looks very different than it did 50 years ago. More mothers are working full-time while also raising children, as they wait to have kids. Some dads are spending more time with their kids, but that isn't always the case.
Statistics show that single motherhood is on the rise. Part of the problem could be explained by looking at why fathers are absent. Almost all of the children in the United States have a parent in jail.
Some women choose to become single moms to escape domestic partners. It's more acceptable to be a single mom, which may be one of the reasons for the rise in single parenting. A team at the University found that 64 percent of the women they studied have given birth to at least one child out of wedlock.
A glass of water for a mother's first kiss
A glass of water is what a mother calls for when she wakes up in the middle of the night.