What would our babies say if they could speak? Would we ever put them down if we knew?
We live in a society that has actively ignored that we are primates. This makes parenting so much harder, especially as our children hit the toddler years.
The following is a talk I presented at the 2016 Motherhood Initiative for Research and Community Involvement Conference this past October in Toronto, ON on feminism, patriarchy, and mothering.
Dear Women of Childbearing Age, We regret to inform you that we have decided that you are no longer competent beings with a brain capable of making decisions about your life and how you live it.