Somebody’s Mother vs. Generic-Mama-Hive-Mind.

I have been noticing some strange trends in how people talk about motherhood lately.  I am troubled by the generic quality ascribed to motherhood, as if all mothers were the same, as if motherhood obscured and rendered unimportant every other facet of life and personality.  “Mother” is a relational term, not a broad identity.  Upon … More Somebody’s Mother vs. Generic-Mama-Hive-Mind.