Motherhood is defined differently here... Child rearing reaches a different level of stress and self-immolation. In Australia, I don't think women stay up all night baking cupcakes for their kids' bake sales when they're a lawyer working an 80-hour week, just to prove they're a good mommy. You just stop at the 7-Eleven and buy the cupcakes. And no one would judge you for it.
The woman from down under could teach a lot of us a thing or two about motherhood. Make sure to check out Cookie's last November issue for tips on a stress-free Thanksgiving!