Full Time Mother Quotes by Anna Quindlen, Eva Longoria, Jane Pauley, Abraham Lincoln, Anne Morrow Lindbergh, Carrie-Anne Moss and many others.
The reason child care is such a loaded issue is that when we talk about it, we are always tacitly talking about motherhood. And when we’re talking about motherhood we’re always tacitly assuming that child care must be a very dim second to full-time mother care.
My mom had four kids, one with special needs. She had a full-time job, and she still came home and made dinner for us every night, from scratch. It was amazing.
Most of us in the baby-boom generation were raised by full-time mothers. Even as recently as 14 years ago, 6 out of 10 mothers with babies were staying at home. Today that is totally reversed. Does that mean we love our children less than our mothers loved us? No, but it certainly causes a lot of guilt trips.
All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.
I should like to be a full-time Mother and a full-time Artist and a full-time Wife-Companion and also a ‘Charming Woman’ on the side! And to be aware and record it all. I cannot do it all. Something must go – several things probably. The ‘charming woman’ first!
Eventually I want to be a full-time mother who works occasionally – and being an actor you have that freedom.
I think a lot of people, but particularly a lot of women, get to this stage when I’d say they’re over 50. We face a lot of hard judgment from the world, we women. If you’re a full-time mother, you should be out working. If you’re out working, your kids must be being overlooked.