Moms that made headlines in 2012
February 4, 2012
Pamela Druckerman publishes Bringing Up Bébé, touting the superiority of stinky-cheese-eating French kids. Mon dieu!
March 28, 2012
Alicia Silverstone gets mocked across the mommysphere for blogging a video of herself feeding her 11-month-old son like a mother bird.
April 9, 2012
A picture of Mayim Bialik breastfeeding her 3-year-old son on the subway goes viral after she publishes a book on attachment parenting.
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April 11, 2012
Political strategist Hilary Rosen says stay-at-home mom Ann Romney "has never worked a day in her life" on CNN. Cue the outrage.
May 21, 2012
TIME's story on attachment parenting asks "Are You Mom Enough?" The cover — featuring a mother breastfeeding her 3-year-old son — makes people go nuts.
June 21, 2012
Anne-Marie Slaughter publishes the hot-button "Why Women Still Can't Have It All," asserting that feminism misled women into thinking they could have a high-powered job and a family.
August 17, 2012
Former tabloid editor Janice Min writes "Can a Mom Get a Break?" in The New York Times, defending celebs who are mocked (yep, by her old colleagues) for taking months to shed the baby weight.
September 19, 2012
American Universtiy professor Adrienne Pine brings her sick baby to the first day of school and breastfeeds her in front of a class. The school paper's coverage of the "incident" sparks national debate.
September 30, 2012
Newly appointed Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer gives birth to her first child and goes back to work full-time just two weeks later. Everyone has an opinion.