Bad Mother, Good Writer

Illustration for article titled iBad Mother/i, Good Writer

"A good mother [...] doesn't need her kids to like her all the time. Of writers and their readers, Waldman's book leaves me thinking, the same might be true." — Susan Dominus [NYT]

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MargaretMoony
MargaretMoony

While I feel that Waldman makes some go points about motherhood, I also feel like she needs some new points and themes. There's only so many times that one can explain why they love their spouse more before it starts to sound like "husband =awesome, children= simply there."