10 Reasons Mommy Bloggers Deserve Condescension From The New York Times

 

The New York Times took a decidedly condescending tone towards Mommy Bloggers in their piece Honey, Don’t Bother Mommy. I’m Too Busy With My Blog and Building My Brand.

I, for one, think we deserved it.

Is it because we’re Mommies, as many, many Mommy Bloggers have suggested? Is it because we’re women?

Could it be . . .

  1. 1. We’re willing to work for free.
  2. 2. We lower the fair market value of all content with our free giveaways and product reviews?
  3. 3. We lower the fair market value of all advertising by charging measly rates for our sidebar advertising?
  4. 4. We’re confusing useless swag with actual cash? Both we pay taxes on and only one can pay a mortgage.
  5. 5. We’re behaving as if companies think we’re cool and popular when they contact us, instead of making them prove we’re economically valuable to their marketing strategy by paying us?

 

Read the rest of the reasons - and get the free button to put on your blog, declaring you'll work for MONEY, at The Girl Revolution's 10 Reasons Mommy Bloggers Deserve Condescension From The New York Times.  

 

What kind of example is this setting for the next generation of our girls, for their mothers to work for free? Do you want your daughter to believe her labor, talents, time, energy, perception, intuition, and brilliance – yes, brilliance – are worth nothing? Worthless?

 

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