Tag Archive | "Mother’s Day"

Happy Mother’s Day, President “Mom!”

Sunday, May 13, 2012

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  The first woman elected to the White House will answer to many names — Madam President, ma’am, and, most likely, Mom. That’s something I like to think about on Mother’s Day. Given the demographics and family status of many …

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Mother’s Day: Just Another Political Opportunity for Mitt Romney

Friday, May 11, 2012

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Artwork by a very young PunditGirl     After all the hub-bub and faux hand-wringing by many Republicans and the Mitt Romney team about Romney’s wife Ann supposedly being the target of political “mommy wars,” the Romney campaign has apparently …

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Five Things This Feminist Mom is Grateful for on Mother’s Day — A Reprise

Sunday, May 8, 2011

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This one was one of my favorites from last year.  So I figured — if it was good enough for Mother’s Day 2010, it should still be good for 2011! Sure, I get to leave the dishes in the sink …

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Everybody Wants Me on Mother’s Day

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

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If you’ve got the word “mom” in the name of your blog, Mother’s Day becomes a time of year when you’re the most popular gal in your corner of the blogosphere.  Many PR and marketing people pay scant attention to …

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Five Things This Feminist Mom is Grateful for on Mother’s Day

Sunday, May 9, 2010

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Sure, I get to leave the dishes in the sink and the dirty laundry in the hamper today.  And it’s great that “some people” (you know who you are!) are going to make me dinner tonight, but on the tenth …

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The Political Economics of Mother’s Day

Sunday, May 10, 2009

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After reading about two new volumes out just in time for Mother’s Day, I’ve resigned myself to the notion that Mother’s Day will continue to be the hook on which some capitalize on their own insecurities, both intellectually and financially.…

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Guess Who Won the 2009 Mother of the Year "Award?"

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

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If you’re like me, trying to find that perfect Mother’s Day gift is often a challenge (though I made it easy for Mr. PunditMom and PunditGirl this year by asking for an addition to our lawn furniture!) But MomsRising

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Happy Mother’s Day, China Mom

Sunday, May 11, 2008

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Here’s an essay I wanted to share that I wrote a couple of years ago. Plenty of my bloggy friends are getting ready to give birth. But some of us became mothers in a different way, though adoption. There’s another …

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Dreams for My Daughter

Sunday, May 11, 2008

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This Mother’s Day, I’m not thinking so much about me, as about what life will look like when PunditGirl becomes a mother. I know she’s only in second grade, but given the political landscapes today (those with a small ‘p’ …

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Have I Got Some Mother’s Day Swag for You!

Sunday, April 27, 2008

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Well, not me personally. But me and the other MOMocrats. Need a Hillary purse? A nice tote with Barack’s face on it? Some political reading? How about some election-specific condoms? (Does that mean they don’t work after the election??) And, …

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