real mothers

we often say that being a father takes more than just providing sperm.

to that i’d like to add that being a mother takes more than birthing a child. we all know the stories of women that throw their babies down toilets, leave them on church doorsteps, abandon them to relatives… we all have harsh words for those women. i’m pretty ambivalent about these woman BUT actually these aren’t the women that i want to talk about.  Continue reading