I regularly see that the mother is by far the active or ‘hands-on’ parent, not by a small margin but by a long shot.
Wonderful son of mine, I am going to let you in on a little secret: your mother is a liar. 
The violence of mothering starts early for those who gestate children in their bodies. 
As a mother, I do my best to avoid thinking about death.
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