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    Most days I feel like an acrobat high above a crowd out of which my own parents, my in-laws, potential employers, phantoms of “other women who do it” and a thousand faceless eyes stare up.
    Anonymous Mother. Ourselves and Our Children, by Boston Women’s Health Book Collective, ch. 2 (1978)

    He that would the daughter win
    Must with the mother first begin.
    17th-century English proverb, collected in J. Ray, English Proverbs (1670)