Most mothers survive the day to day.
In theory, modern motherhood works because mothers live to tell the tale.
Theories are all fine and good in academic papers but theories do nothing for people and lived experiences.
Current circumstances do not support mothers who are drowning in responsibilities, in pressures from all sides, in dream that are put on indefinite hold.
Change happens when theories are challenged.
The paradigm of modern motherhood must shift. The ones who wrote the theories in the first place never had the wellbeing of mothers in mind. It was about surviving for them, not thriving.
Let’s create a new theory that supports the thriving of mothers.