In the credit where credit is due vein much can be said for the suffragettes even though it took a few decades more before the women of our nations were allowed to vote.
I knew of the suffragette movement but can’t say I was well versed in the history, and so related to that and this being a campaign season I began a little research.
I kind of have to smile at the quote “We have to free half of the human race, the women, so they can free the other half.”
Not that I find it facetious but for the truth of it considering the patriarchal mentality of those times.
Change often involves personal sacrifice and suffering, those willing to endure such sacrifice and suffering are worthy of respect.
I guess parenting can be an easy thing for celebrities who can afford nannies, nurses, cooks, and makeup artists, and there seems to be a segment of the population who just can’t seem to get enough of whatever a celebrity posts.
But I love a woman without pretense, one with her feet firmly planted on the ground and a sense of humor, one who won’t be body shamed or obsessed with hiring a fitness trainer with an eye to the next selfie.
Women do an incredible and often under appreciated job – I’ve heard an indigenous woman say pregnancy and childbirth are our women’s sundance as they offer up the only thing anybody truly owns – their body.
The below link is to a photo montage and captions by Celeste Barber, a hilarious take on the realities that demonstrates “being normal is awesome” as opposed to affectatious.
What a heartwarming story, too bad it isn’t that simple in the adult world where a lot of people need to calm down a little.
I like these two examples, not only fresh milk but an Oreo too, this little ones got it going on.
The second is of an Indigenous woman in Brazil tending her child and also ready to defend the homeland against government attempts to push her people off their land.
The power of women, gotta hand it to them.