An open letter to Hilary Rosen from a stay-at-home mom

Dear Hilary,

I accept your apology. Thank you.

And I’m not angry at you. I’ve been dealing with pejorative comments for thirty years now. I quit internalizing your contempt a long time ago, and got over my anger a few years later.

I’m writing because your comments make me suspect that you have very little idea of what I do–or why.

1940s-era woman in kitchen with apron, cookbook and blender

The Modern Housewife (CCL Robert Wade)

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