As a third wave feminist, and a WAHM, I have to shout a big loud YES to this post. We need to be supporting our fellow self-identified Women, and our fellow Moms in their choices. We need to cut ourselves and one another a little slack. We are all people. We all need a little ME time. We all need help sometimes. We are all just doing the best we can with the resources we have. So YAY Moms, YAY Women – y’all rock pretty damn hard (even when you’re just checking out a friend’s wall on FB).

Growing in a Shrinking Culture

Earlier today, I saw something going around Facebook called something like “Dear Mom on the iPhone.” If you haven’t seen it, I’m sure you’ve at least seen or read something similar at some point. It goes something like this:

“Dear Mom on the iPhone…Your little girl is spinning round and round, making her dress twirl. She is such a little beauty queen already, the sun shining behind her long hair. She keeps glancing your way to see if you are watching her.

You aren’t.

Your little boy keeps shouting, ‘Mom, MOM watch this!’ I see you acknowledge him, barely glancing his way.

He sees that too. His shoulders slump, but only for a moment, as he finds the next cool thing to do.”

OK I get it, I really do. We live in an age that is so technology obsessed, that we are at risk of missing out on real…

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About Tobi-Dawne

Tobi-Dawne Smith is many things to many people... photographer, canine behaviour expert, equal rights activist, green politician, lactivist, intactivist, writer, crafter, dog handler, third wave feminist, etc. But most important in her life is her role as mother to an amazing five year old. Learn more about TD at http://www.tobi-dawne.com/ follow her blog at https://td365.wordpress.com/ get to know her daughter at http://lilyannslemonade.wordpress.com/ or check out her work at http://tdphotography.me/

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