Nancy Pelosi and Progressives’ Contempt for Motherhood

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Progressives hate motherhood and Nancy Pelosi’s most recent comments prove it.

I have no interest in rehashing the mommy wars of the nineties in which professional working moms and stay-at-home moms battled it out for the “Mother of the Year award”. Quite frankly, as a mom of seven, who has worked at least part-time for the majority of my mommy-ing years, I come down on both sides of that debate and believe all loving mothers deserve accolades for their hard work.

But like 62% of working mothers, I believe that motherhood is the higher calling and inherently produces a far greater level of personal satisfaction than any outside job possibly could. Apparently children agree. As statistics bear out, children who have a stay-at-home parent, experience less stress and anxiety, perform better at school and have an overall heightened sense of well-being.

However, when it comes to progressive politicians – predominantly those who are in the business of social engineering like Nancy Pelosi – there is a palpable disparagement for full-time mothers.

Last Saturday, during NPR’s Weekend Edition, former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi spoke about her recently announced “When Women Succeed, America Succeeds: An Economic Agenda for Women and Families”.  When discussing the need to provide state-funded universal daycare, Pelosi lamented, “When the children are in preschool, that frees parents to earn without carrying the burden of the child care.

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