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  • Supermum Sue Radford is celebrating the birth of her 21st baby and says it ‘will be her LAST’...

    11/09/2018 5:44:17 PM PST · by SMGFan · 61 replies
    The Sun uk ^ | November 9, 2018
    Her other kids were thrilled when she brought 8lbs 4oz newborn baby Bonnie back to the family's ten-bedroom converted care home Sue, 43, welcomed Bonnie Raye into her king-sized clan after a 12-minute labour. She said: “I thought I’d need more than gas and air but there wasn’t any time.” Her other kids were thrilled when she brought 8lb 4oz Bonnie back to the family’s ten-bedroom converted care home in Morecambe, Lancs. Sue said: “They were all fighting over the first cuddle. It’s such a lovely moment when you bring a newborn home and the others are all lined up...
  • The Motherhood of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Gueranger)

    10/10/2018 9:03:21 PM PDT · by CMRosary · 17 replies
    Clutching My Rosary ^ | 1868 | Dom Prosper Gueranger
    White Double of the Second Class IN THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY, even amidst their many divergences, the so-called Reformers agreed in utterly rejecting all the honors paid by the Catholic Church to the Blessed Virgin Mary, on the grounds that such veneration of the Mother detracted from the supreme worship due to her Divine Son. Four centuries have more than sufficed to show the result of so doing: the Son has followed the Mother! The descendants of those who refused to Mary the title and rights of Theotokos,—Mother of God—refuse to Jesus the title of Son of God in the...
  • Missouri mom admits to stealing dying daughter’s pain medications

    09/13/2018 6:03:44 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 40 replies
    fox ^ | 09/13/2018
    A Missouri woman has been charged with stealing her terminally ill daughter’s pain medications. Medical staff found bed sores on the daughter and began suspecting the daughter wasn’t being given the prescribed doses of fentanyl and oxycodone, so they tested her urine. Police say it showed no signs of the medications..... … Bond is set at $100,000. No attorney is listed for Ballweg in online court records.
  • These 2 charts show motherhood and family size are on the rise in the U.S.

    08/27/2018 5:21:02 PM PDT · by LiberalismDestroys · 21 replies
    Deseret News ^ | August 27, 2018 | Herb Scribner
    SALT LAKE CITY — American women might be waiting longer to have kids. But according to a new report, more women are having children than a decade ago. A new Pew Research Center report found that the share of American women who have given birth was higher in 2016 than it was 10 years ago. In fact, 86 percent of women from 40 to 44 years old said they were mothers, compared to 80 percent who said the same in 2016. The number is similar to what it was back in the 1990s.
  • Psychotherapist Warns of Epidemic of Working Mothers Producing Mentally Ill Children

    08/07/2018 11:29:05 AM PDT · by fwdude · 64 replies
    Barbwire ^ | Mar 11, 2018 | Julio Severo
    A leading psychotherapist in New York City in the last 25 years has warned that mothers who return to work too soon after having babies are damaging their children’s mental health. In a video for the New York Post, Erica Komisar revealed how she’s seen an ‘epidemic level of mental disorders in very young children,’ which she puts down to the “devaluing of mothering in society.” The author of Being There, Why Prioritizing Motherhood in the First Three Years Matters explained that babies experience a rush of cortisol and a great deal of stress when they’re away from their mothers....
  • Happy Mother's Day!

    05/13/2018 4:17:22 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 5 replies
    Gab ^ | May 13, 2018 | Daniel Martin Gray
    Happy straight, cis-gendered, gender-binary, heteronormative, biologically female, patriarchal, psychologically oppressed matrix of rape-culture-enforced motherhood day.
  • Mothers: the Last Best Hope for America

    05/13/2018 8:00:11 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 25 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 13, 2018 | Kimberly Fletcher
    When Matthew Vasser founded Vasser Women’s College he said it was because he realized that the “Mothers of a nation mold its citizens, determine its institutions, and shape its destiny.” What better place to invest in the future of America then the mothers who are shaping her future? We spend so much time looking to the federal government to solve our problems that we have completely overlooked where our real power lies – with us. America wasn’t founded by a government. It was founded by families uniting together in communities, who then formed a government, organized into states and united...
  • Woman Holds Her 6-Month-Old Baby as She Testifies Against Bill Banning Late-Term Abortions

    01/31/2018 9:18:26 AM PST · by Morgana · 11 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | Jan 31, 2018 | Micaiah Bilger
    Missouri lawmakers listened Tuesday as a woman held her infant son and told them not to ban late-term abortions. She was one of several abortion activists and pro-life advocates who testified about a bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks during a Missouri House hearing, the Columbia Missourian reports. The legislation, state House Bill 1266, sponsored by state Rep. Donna Lichtenegger, R-Jackson, would prohibit abortions after 20 weeks when unborn babies are capable of feeling intense pain. “If a nervous system is fully functional, it feels pain, so that’s why we are wanting to not have an abortion after 20...
  • Feminist slams ‘Fixer Upper’ stars for 5th baby: We need to ‘shame’ them for being ‘irresponsible’

    01/15/2018 10:14:32 PM PST · by Architect of Avalon · 111 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | Monday, January 15, 2018 | Claire Chretien
    CANADA, January 15, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – “Procreation is becoming a global public health concern, rather than a personal decision,” a feminist wrote for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) in an article trashing "Fixer Upper" stars Chip and Joanna Gaines for having a fifth child. “It's not an exaggeration to say that the survival of our species depends” on population control, Kristen Pyszczyk wrote. Even though population control “carries with it associations with eugenics and other nasty historical events...we still need to talk about it.” The Gaines couple of HGTV fame announced the existence of their fifth child by posting a...
  • Study: Women with more than two kids age faster than women with fewer (mega barf alert)

    12/23/2017 6:16:54 PM PST · by simpson96 · 74 replies
    Atlanta Journal Constitution ^ | 12/23/2017 | Najja Parker
    Aging is inevitable. However, if you want to slow down the process, you should consider having no more than two children, a new report suggests. To do so, they solicited more than 500 people to examine photographs of middle-aged women. The images were categorized into three sections: those with two to three kids, those with four to five and those with seven to nine. After examining the results, they found that women with fewer children were seen as younger and healthier than those with more children. In fact, the lowest scores were given to women with seven to nine children....
  • The Politicization of Motherhood

    10/29/2017 7:28:25 AM PDT · by Pontiac · 33 replies
    WSJ ^ | Oct. 27, 2017 | James Taranto
    The premise of Ms. Komisar’s book—backed by research in psychology, neuroscience and epigenetics—is that “mothers are biologically necessary for babies,” and not only for the obvious reasons of pregnancy and birth. “Babies are much more neurologically fragile than we’ve ever understood,” Ms. Komisar says. She cites the view of one neuroscientist, Nim Tottenham of Columbia University, “that babies are born without a central nervous system” and “mothers are the central nervous system to babies,” especially for the first nine months after birth. What does that mean? “Every time a mother comforts a baby in distress, she’s actually regulating that baby’s...
  • [Catholic Caucus] The Motherhood of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Gueranger)

    10/10/2017 11:41:15 PM PDT · by CMRosary
    White Double of the Second Class IN the sixteenth century, even amidst their many divergences, the so-called Reformers agreed in utterly rejecting all the honors paid by the Catholic Church to the Blessed Virgin Mary, on the grounds that such veneration of the Mother detracted from the supreme worship due to her Divine Son. Four centuries have more than sufficed to show the result of so doing: the Son has followed the Mother! The descendants of those who refused to Mary the title and rights of Theotokos,—Mother of God—refuse to Jesus the title of Son of God in the...
  • Bombshell: Insider Drops Bomb on AG Jeff Sessions –He Refuses to Prosecute Obama and Clinton Crimes

    10/01/2017 9:21:05 AM PDT · by maggief · 265 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | October 1, 2017 | Joe Hoft
    Jason Chaffetz, former House of Representatives member and Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform was on Justice with Judge Janine Pirro Saturday night and he dropped a BOMBSHELL about Attorney General Jeff Sessions: (snip) Judge Janine: Ok, why is he not being charged with a crime? Chaffetz: I can tell you that while I was in Congress and the Chairman of the Oversight Committee, I did go over and visit with Attorney General Sessions and it was one of the most frustrating discussions I had because whether it was the IRS, Fast and Furious, the email...
  • Why the Pregnant Man Did Not Give Birth to His Daughter

    07/09/2017 2:08:48 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 19 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 9, 2017 | Kevin McCullough
    “Stop right there,” read the text from one of my production crew. I had just sent over the show prep topics for my Saturday Evening broadcast and the headline of the first story up had caused him to literally stop in his tracks. In a sense of disbelief the producers of my show googled “pregnant man gives birth.” Even though the story was less than a day old, more than a million hits in Google news popped up: It wasn’t restricted to British press and it certainly swept the world of “journalism” (however yellow it will come to be known...
  • Mothering Never Ends

    05/11/2017 9:01:31 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 11, 2017 | Rebecca Hagelin
    It’s said that the most powerful word in any language is “mother.” I believe that’s true, not just for the effect we have on our children when they are small, but because mothering never ends. As every mom of adult children can attest, love for our sons and daughters only increases with time. You come to love them more and more as unique individuals who you can learn from, too. My own awesome three adult children have expanded my world and thinking as I’ve watched them pursue their own unique gifts — gifts I just don’t have. I so enjoy...
  • New Marriage Rite Offers Much-Needed Catechesis

    11/15/2016 1:00:07 AM PST · by BlessedBeGod
    National Catholic Register ^ | November 13, 2016 | Daniel M. Garland Jr.
    COMMENTARY The most conspicuous is the change of the name from the “Rite of Marriage” to the “Order of Celebrating Matrimony.” This new name is more in accord with the Latin original, but it also adds something to the title that is not found in the simple word “marriage.” Not only does “matrimony” convey greater solemnity than “marriage,” but the Latin matrimonium also means “the state of being a mother.” This new title, therefore, provides us with a significant opportunity for a much-needed catechesis on the very nature of holy matrimony. In the face of a secular culture that values...
  • Mother ‘stood by and watched’ (murder of 10-year old Victoria Martens)

    08/27/2016 4:51:25 PM PDT · by Drew68 · 73 replies
    Albuquerque Journal ^ | 26 Aug 16 | Robert Browman, Elise Kaplan And Nicole Perez
    The scene Wednesday morning in apartment number 808 of the Arroyo Villas complex was like something out of a horror movie. A man and a woman had allegedly drugged a little girl, then raped, killed and dismembered her. Most would expect the girl’s mother to fight with everything she had to save her daughter. But Michelle Martens, according to her own reported account to police, is not that kind of mother. In her statement to police, it appears that Martens wanted to watch as her boyfriend, Fabian Gonzales, 31, and his cousin Jessica Kelley, 31, raped her 10-year-old daughter Victoria...
  • Andrea Leadsom 'motherhood' comments spark row

    07/09/2016 8:36:27 AM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 13 replies
    BBC ^ | 9 July 2016 | Eleanor Garnier
    The Times quoted the mother of three as saying having children meant she had "a very real stake" in Britain's future... It is the Conservative Party membership that votes on who should be leader and there may well be some who would like their next leader and prime minister to be a mother...
  • Obama Calls for Paid ‘Paternity Leave’ in Address Celebrating Mother’s Day

    05/08/2016 6:33:21 AM PDT · by Nachum · 32 replies
    CNS News ^ | 5/8/16 | staff
    (CNSNews.com) - In a weekly address celebrating Mother’s Day, President Barack Obama on Saturday called for paid “paternity leave.” He also said: “let’s give mothers the respect they deserve.” “Giving flowers is always a good idea,” Obama said. “But I hope that on this Mother’s Day, we’ll recommit ourselves to doing more than that: Through deeds that match our words, let’s give mothers the respect they deserve, give all women the equality they deserve, and give all parents the support they need in their most important roles.”
  • Woman Found Guilty of Faking Cancer to Get Late-Term Abortion

    04/26/2016 6:22:41 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 4 replies
    New York Post ^ | April 26, 2016 | New York Post
    Woman found guilty of faking cancer to get late-term abortion PHOENIX — An Arizona woman accused of faking a cancer diagnosis to get the state to pay for her late-term abortion was convicted of fraud and other charges Monday. Maricopa County Superior Court officials said jurors found Chalice Renee Zeitner guilty of all 11 counts against her. The aggravation phase of her trial was scheduled to begin Monday afternoon. Zeitner, 30, was tried on charges including fraudulent schemes, theft, forgery and identity theft. She was accused of presenting falsified medical records to support her claim that she had cancer and...