The Importance of Motherhood

Is it possible that with modern feminism devaluing stay at home mothers, that both children individually, and society in the aggregate are being harmed? This reblogged post provides some much needed food for thought.

Hommunism News

(source) We live in a no-brainer age in which the very concept of motherhood is now under attack. Thus we must come to the defence of mothers and motherhood.

This seems odd, given how valued mothers have been throughout human history. Mothers provide invaluable benefits to all, and their work is priceless. As Ann Crittenden wrote in 2001, “The very definition of a mother is selfless service to another”.

A Jewish adage says

“God could not be everywhere, and therefore He made mothers”

Yet despite the overwhelming importance of mothers, like all things decent and of value, mums are under siege. Here I mainly wish to summarise some of the data which verifies what we already know by common sense, that mothers are crucial for the development of our children.

The evidence

Numerous international studies have shown that maternal deprivation at an early age can affect the mother-child…

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2 comments

  1. Amen to that!

    But we also need to recognize that an absent father, even one who resides in the same home, is just as much of a harm to children… It’s very sad that families are being destroyed by modern so-called “thinking”; that the beauty given by God to both mothers and fathers are being systematically destroyed! The “idiot box” (aka TV) has been a major influence in this downhill process! Not to mention the public so-called “education” system!!

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