seeing green

Kane, Susan
March 2006
Baby Talk;Mar2006, Vol. 71 Issue 2, p9
The article discusses the author's motherhood experience. Experiencing motherhood for the first time, the author confesses being envious of others who have gone through the stage. However, she has overcome her envy and shaky self-esteem by focusing her attention and love to her firstborn child. She claims that every baby is special and so is every mother.


Related Articles

  • Life with your first child--and beyond. Latvala, Charlotte // Parenting;Sep2004, Vol. 18 Issue 8, p220 

    Presents an article about motherhood.

  • A Mother's WORK. Warner, Lauren // Catholic Digest;Jun/Jul2012, Vol. 76 Issue 7, p48 

    The article presents the perspective of several women regarding their choice to either work or stay at home. One author mentions that staying at home enables her to dance, laugh, and sing. Another one shares that her work schedule as physical therapy allows her to spend most of her time with her...

  • PUSH AND PULL. CASTELLANO, ALEXIS // Scholastic Parent & Child;May/Jun2015, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p50 

    The author discusses her doubt regarding her abilities as a mother and the role her mother played in teaching her to trust herself. Topics covered include the author's childhood memories on her mother's sudden thrust into single parenthood after her father passed away, her desire to be always...

  • THE LEGACY AND RHETORICS OF MATERNAL ZEAL. Heller, Jennifer L. // ELH;Fall2008, Vol. 75 Issue 3, p603 

    An essay is presented about the idea of maternal symbol and role to siblings. It examines the philosophy of maternal duty, the natural bond between mother and child, and the dissolution of the maternal physical bond. It argues that the repudiation of the body in favor of soul which is bridged by...

  • read it.  // Working Mother;Apr2007, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p90 

    The article presents several books regarding to motherhood, including "Little Children," by Tom Perrotta, "The Mommy Brain," by Katherine Ellison, "Waiting for Daisy," by Peggy Orenstein, "Today I Will Fly!," by Mo Willems, and "That Rabbit Belongs to Emily Brown," by Cressida Cowell and Neal...

  • Questioning Motherhood: A Sociological Awakening. Billings, Keilah // Human Architecture: Journal of the Sociology of Self-Knowledge;Fall2003/Spring2004, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p91 

    The idea of having a child is one that seems to go against my nature. Forming families seem to be the reigning desire for most women and men as they grow older and more mature, and the need to procreate seems to grow more and more prevalent. This need for procreation rips through a woman as a...

  • THE SOCIAL CONSTRUCTION OF MOTHERHOOD IN BENGALI FOLKLORE. Chatterjee, Sraboni; Chatterjee, Pranab // Journal of Ethnology & Folkloristics;2015, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p143 

    The article discusses the study that explores the concept of motherhood and the different forms of mother and child relationship in Bangladesh and West Bengal.

  • "My Job Is to Be a Mom". Fanning, Karen // Scholastic Choices;Jan2009, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p8 

    The article focuses on the responsibility of Iesha Martinez as a mother to her son.

  • Declarations of Independence. Mithers, Carol Lynn // Parenting;Dec2000/Jan2001, Vol. 14 Issue 10, p233 

    Presents an article on motherhood. How a mother learned to accept her child's independence; Changes in the attitudes and behavior of her child; Discussion on the joys and challenges of motherhood.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics