February 8, 2009
The End of the World as We Know It
That's the subject line as a good friend of ThreeSources shares this. Judith Warner blogs about how couples her age are struggling to deal with the awesomeness of the Obamas:
The other night I dreamt of Barack Obama. He was taking a shower right when I needed to get into the bathroom to shave my legs, and then he was being yelled at by my husband, Max, for smoking in the house. It was not clear whether Max was feeling protective of the president’s health or jealous because of the cigarette.
In between those two paragraphs, it gets even stranger. In case you missed the NPR interview, Ms. Warner is described:
Judith Warner's book, "Perfect Madness: Motherhood in the Age of Anxiety" (excerpt, NPR interview), a New York Times best-seller, was published in February 2005. "Domestic Disturbances" appears every Friday.
Our ancestors fought wild beasts and struggled to provide sufficient caloric content to their offspring. But real motherhood anxiety is surely wondering: