Mothers and media

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When I observe my wife and all she does for our family, I can’t imagine a job harder than being a mother. I know a lot of mothers. Some are stay-at-home moms, some work outside the home, some are single, some are married. Regardless of life situation, I don’t know of any job that requires more effort, more stress, more worry, and more love than that of mother. Maybe I’m simple-minded, but it blows my mind how mothers seem capable of thinking about so many things at once. And on top of being a mother, women have to deal with us—the fathers of their children. In many cases, a friend once told me, women finish raising their husbands. I know that’s been true in our home.

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