03 Aug '17, 7pm

Hey Mommy Bloggers - Thanks.

Hey Mommy Bloggers - Thanks.

When I started blogging a decade ago, I got this question a lot, and at times I responded with a touch of antipathy. Childless and independent, with far more interest in the latest political and theological debates than trends in cloth diapering, I, like so many others, dismissed “mommy blogging” as trivial, jejune. It didn’t help that, back then, women writers of faith were such an underrepresented group online, several advertisers and publishers literally had no category for women like me, so they labeled me a “mommy blogger,” whether the term fit my work or not. “I do have a blog,” I’d respond defensively, “but I’m definitely not a mommy blogger. I don’t even have kids.” But my attitude toward “mommy blogs” changed once I actually started reading them. In between the photo dumps and product placements were some of the most honest, considered, and powerful essays I’d eve...

Full article: https://rachelheldevans.com/blog/hey-mommy-bloggers-thanks

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