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The Nefarious History of Motherhood

In the beginning....The gods were women.There are still vestiges of this in our modern culture. "Mother Earth." "Mother Nature."Mankind was so awed by the magical ability of the Earth to bring forth life every spring that they made her a god. Most ancient origin myths, even in later, patriarchal societies, began with the Earth giving birth to the other gods.The Great Goddess nurtured her people, fed them, and occasionally chastised them. She features prominently in the lore of the ancient…See More
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4 kids, a medical degree, and a complete lack of reverence for the way things are supposed to be done. I blog about the people who make a mother's life miserable, and how to keep your sanity.

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The Nefarious History of Motherhood

Posted on May 18, 2009 at 9:57am 0 Comments

In the beginning....



The gods were women.



There are still vestiges of this in our modern culture. "Mother Earth." "Mother Nature."



Mankind was so awed by the magical ability of the Earth to bring forth life every spring that they made her a god. Most ancient origin myths, even in later, patriarchal societies, began with the Earth giving birth to the other gods.



The Great Goddess nurtured her people, fed them, and… Continue

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Hello! Sounds like you have a very interesting Blog. I only have two kids and I have trouble keeping my sanity.
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