When The Real History Of Mankind Essay

1118 Words Sep 21st, 2015 null Page
Motherhood “When the real history of mankind is fully disclosed, will it feature the echoes of gunfire or the sound of lullabies? The great armistices made by military men or the peacemaking of women in homes and neighborhoods? Will what happened in the cradles and kitchens prove to be more controlling than what happened in congress?” (Pearce, Virginia) Being a mother has never been an easy task;throughout time it has required a woman to balance her needs with the needs of her children, teach her values through example and most importantly learn to love her children unconditionally. Being a woman is just the first criteria for being a mother, for true motherhood is achieved when a woman embraces her natural calling to nurture the next generation. To begin with, motherhood requires a woman to consistently strive for balance between education, career, personal needs and hobbies, relationships, and the nurturing and needs of her children. In our current society women have more choices and opportunities than ever before. When a woman embraces her opportunity to be a mother, she knows that no one can care for her child like she would. For example, a story was told of of a lawyer, the daughter of Supreme Court Justice Powell, who left her law profession to stay home with her first born. She said, “ Anyone can take care of my clients. Only I can be the mother of this child.” Her decision was easily made not in terms of rights, but in terms of responsibility and love. As this…

Related Documents