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3/19/07: The Mommy Myth

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Barbara Billingsley represented the ideal mother on <a href=\"http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0050032/\" target=\"_blank\">Leave it to Beaver</a>, which ran from 1957 to 1963.

By Doug Fabrizio

Salt Lake City, UT – The "perfect mother" June Cleaver had it easy. She didn't have to live up to the ideals of motherhood in the 21st century. If you judge moms by today's media standards, they are meant to be power-house career women, Martha Stewart-like home-makers, and passionate lovers. Susan Douglas, author of The Mommy Myth, says it's impossible. She joins Doug on Monday to uncover the myths and the realities of motherhood.

Susan Douglas mentioned MomsRising.org as an on-line resource for mothers during today's RadioWest.

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