FEMINISTS WHO HATED BEING MOTHERS, but throw themselves into the role of grandmothers. “As a workaholic reporter in Washington covering the White House, I would push her on a swing and read a research paper at the same time. Today I love taking my granddaughters to the park, playing tea party, sitting on the floor with them coloring. My attention is all theirs. Most of the grandparents I know are like me: We’ll do anything to hold those babies.”

Plus, from the comments: “If you eliminate the category of ‘rich white woman gazes at navel,’ how much of contemporary media remains?”