Tag Archives: childcare

No, I’m Not Her Mammy, Thanks

I’ve been a mama for eight years, nine if you consider the 36 weeks my uterus was being rented out by my daughter Tiny Smalls. I’ve been a Black woman for over three decades and have experienced various levels of … Continue reading

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Ain’t I a Mommy?

[Editor's note: Since last week, we have explored the intersection between race and childcare. Following is the latest post in the series.] The following is excerpted from an article entitled, “Ain’t I a Mommy?” by Anti-Racist Parent columnist Deesha Philyaw, … Continue reading

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A Little Help, Please?

[Over the next week, Love Isn't Enough will explore the issue of childcare and its intersection with race, class, etc. We are still accepting submissions. If you have something to say, submit it for consideration to team@antiracistparent.com.] written by Anti-Racist … Continue reading

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ARP Link: Brit study says children of working moms at risk

A post today on Jezebel analyzes media response to a British study that showed children of working mothers are more likely to watch TV and eat unhealthy snacks. Coverage follows the presumption that women are and should be primarily responsible for … Continue reading

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Outsourced parenting: Sexism, racism and classism

Crossposted from What Tami Said It is probably heresy for the editor of a parenting blog to admit ambivalence about parenting, but here’s the deal: I’ve never had a strong desire to be a parent. I like children. I enjoy … Continue reading

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