How Do I Love My Son? Motherhood Statements
Motherhood Statements is an attempt to map out with words the most tricky and exciting terrain of mothering and of being mothered. In thirty essays, mothers, daughters, and sons speak of the various ways the umbilical cord continues to be bound and cut, and cut again and again—aware of the pain and pleasure that comes with our most fundamental relationship in life. These essays are funny, heartbreaking, revelatory and brave. We suggest you read slowly, savor deeply. cocoon yourself and perhaps, emerge anew.
Featuring the essays of Gilda Cordero-Fernando, Cristina Pantoja Hidalgo, Gémino H. Abad, Ambeth R. Ocampo, Marra PL. Lanot, Charlson Ong, FH Batacan, Mookie Katigbak-Lacuesta, Ian Rosales-Casocot, Criselda Yabes, Priscilla Supnet Macansantos, Noelle Q. de Jesus, Honeylein de Peralta, Neni Sta. Romana Cruz, April Timbol Yap, Lawrence Ypil, Luchie B. Maranan and many more.
Rica Bolipata-Santos. (2013/05). How Do I Love My Son?. Motherhood Statements, pp. 37-38. Manila: Anvil Publishing.