My parents were thrilled, because now, my mother would be a full-time homemaker. She had always dreamed of being a mother and taking care of her own babies instead of working. Three months after moving in, and two months after leaving her job, my mother had a doctors appointment because she was 2 weeks overdue. The doctor just sent my mother home and said the baby wo...
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...e from a very strong conservative family, and my mother was raised a very liberal democrat. My mother, for example, nursed her babies out in the open anywhere she was because in her opinion, covering up was too oppressive. My father who lacked morals, but not sex drive when it came to women, had convinced her to join with the ladies of the era who were not wearing bras in order to support equality. His reasons were completely sex-driven and beyond the simple protest of the conservatives, but my mother didn’t seem to mind.
My parents lived by most of their extended family: grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins.
My mother had always dreamed of having a daughter with a pink canopy bed, so my father lovingly made one for me when my mother became pregnant with their second child. They also moved the crib and my new bed into the master bedroom, and they took our room.
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