Published on December 21st, 2018 | by Mutha Magazine0
Love and RAGE: MUTHA’s Most Popular Posts of 2018
Hey there: it’s been a year.
Round up time! These are the top-read posts from MUTHA Magazine published from December 2017-December 2018, some hilarious and others heartbreaking, and all honest, as we “raise babies in end of days….”
From essays to comics to confessions to poems to rants to fanfic (yep)… we’re proud of what we publish. Thank you to all our writers and readers.
We’ll see you in January.
“It’s ubiquitous, this feeling, and it never shows up on Facebook’s highlight reels.”
“My brother always got more money than me in his red envelope on Chinese New Year…”
“My patience for adults to have big emotions is practically non-existent”
“When you’re about to become a mother, people tell you, all the time, “Ooh, you won’t know what’s hit you!” That makes it sound exciting. And so I entered motherhood in the brace position waiting for the dramatic crash landing, one where we’d get to go down those inflatable slides and then have a great survivor’s story to tell.”
“In a misogynistic world, the ultimate coup of the patriarchy is convincing women to perpetuate the system ourselves.”
“Black kids won’t experience belief gap—the gap between what their teachers believe they can achieve and what students can actually achieve—under the encouraging watch of their parents.”
“Suddenly, we were responsible for another human being.”
“Why do we insist on telling the dystopic version?”
“I should have shoplifted more while I was pregnant.”
“You have to understand, no one talked to me about anything.”