We all know of the ‘Mommy Wars’ – work v. stay-at-home, bottle v. breast, cloth v. disposable, natural v. epidural – and so on. This is about women judging other women.
If you happen to have a child with a disability, I’d add another war that rages in our underground community: inclusion v. segregation. That could take the form of school – children going to community schools v. special education sites, or recreation – community sports v. Special Olympics., etc.
I once belonged to a Facebook group of parents who were involved with an organization that provided support for young children to be included in community preschools. Someone posted a question: tell us about your community recreation experience, and I naively answered, talking about our failure to have our son successfully included in community soccer and his happy…
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