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Motherhood

Motivation (See INDUCEMENT.)
Mourning (See GRIEF.)
Asherah
mother of the gods; counterpart of Gaea. [Canaanite Myth.: Benét, 57]
Cybele
Great Mother; goddess of nature and reproduction. [Phrygian Myth.: Parrinder, 68; Jobes, 400]
Cynosura
Idaean nymph; nursed the infant Zeus. [Gk. Myth.: Howe, 74]
Danu
(Anu) divine procreator and guardian of gods and mortals. [Celtic Myth.: Parrinder, 72]
Devaki
virgin mother of Krishna. [Hindu Myth.: Parrinder, 76]
Devi
the “great goddess,” wife of Shiva; “Mother.” [Hindu Myth.: Parrinder, 77]
Gaea
earth and mother goddess. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 108]
Mary
apotheosized as mother of Christ. [N.T.: Matthew, Mark, Luke, John]
Rhea
often titled Great Mother of the Gods. [Gk. Myth.: NCE, 1796]
Whistler’s mother
popular name for the painter’s “Arrangement in Grey and Black, No. 1: The Artist’s Mother.” [Am. Art: EB, 19:814–815]
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Above all, Ivette will advise you on how to master this whole motherhood thing without losing yourself.
When we cling to the idea of motherhood as sacrifice, what we really sacrifice is our sense of self, as if it is the price we pay for having children.
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There is no "out" that these women realistically see -- but their honesty and bravery may provide an out for those still deciding about motherhood themselves, and that possibility fills many pages with hope.
We need to convince my Facebook friend that feminism values mothers and the choices they make, as we work towards a society where motherhood is granted more than lip service.
7] This report made comprehensive recommendations for the statutory regulation of surrogate motherhood.
Motherhood as a long-standing gender norm expectation is well established in the literature.
Answering to if she thinks motherhood has changed her, the 33-year-old actress said that after having a baby, she has become a different person overall.
Not only does Rohm give a comprehensive picture of her experiences with IVF, pregnancy, relationships with her partner and mother, and her own journey to motherhood, she also clearly identified her passion to create awareness about women's infertility.
The author observes Palin's strategy of "foregrounding motherhood to demonstrate fitness for public office" as "decidedly unconventional" because "maternity is not normally equated with political authority in America" (p.
Although Kerber was writing about the political role of women in the absence of the male rights of citizenship, I would argue that the political actions of women under the guise of motherhood can still be defined as a version of Republican Motherhood, but perhaps we need another term--politicized maternity--to describe the political currency of motherhood.
In this regard, Shaikha Fatima Bint Mubarak, Chairperson of the General Women's Union, Supreme Chairperson of the Family Development Foundation (FDF) and President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, emphasised that the support extended to motherhs and children in the UAE was part of the framework of the empowerment programme established as part of the march towards more growth and welfare for the country.