Motherhood does not fit so well in a culture that values self-care over service. And that’s a problem

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Happy Mother’s Day! It’s so appropriate to honor our moms on this special day. We wouldn’t be here without them. And that may be an issue for the future.

The Institute for Family Studies projects that 1 in 4 young women today will not be mothers. America’s fertility rate is falling.

Young women are waiting so long to get married that they will be unable to have children and become childless. And some young women are purposely choosing to be child-free.

Where would we be without our moms we celebrate today? (

There is nothing inherently wrong with not having children. For some, it is not a choice. And for a small minority, it is a choice to pursue a higher calling. But for most women, having children is essential for a flourishing society. Motherhood is a crucial life role. 


Where would we be without our moms we celebrate today? The difference they make in our lives is incalculable. Being a mom provides a woman with an unparalleled opportunity to impact lives. For many women there is no job or career she can have that will

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