Excerpt from Dominique Browning’s “Mother’s Voices,” from Nothing But the Truth So Help Me God: 51 Women Reveal the Power of Positive Female Connection, October 24, 2012, Ms. Magazine blog
We are new moms with tiny babies. We are moms carting our kids to soccer games and school events. We are older moms whose children have grown up and moved away. We are grandmoms enjoying our new grandchildren. Some of us are not moms at all, but we honor our own mothers who taught us about fair play and sharing. We may be past having hot flashes, but we’re all having flashes of rage. How dare the polluters and politicians attempt to get away with compromising our lives and the lives our children?