being a mom

Mommy Bloggers Are Told To Sit Down And Shut Up Because They Are Women Writers With Kids

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I’m not the only mommy blogger who has faced criticisms like this. But it does feel that in the realm of the Internet women writers with children are made less than simply because they are women writers with children. The tropes of the mommy blogger include vapid harpies who spend hours on Pinterest, neglecting their children so they can Instagram photos of the evening meal to fat, ugly, nagging housewives who have strong opinions about feminism because they are “jealous” of women who are younger and more attractive than they are. Or in my case, a plastic doll.

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