Personal Statement: I Want A Baby

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I Want a Baby I belong to the classification of people know as educators. I am a teacher and unfortunately, I am not a mother. Yet. Just recently my younger sister of 28 years, just gave birth to her third child. Her first and most beautiful 7.5 pound little baby girl. With hair brown like melted chocolate and eyes the color of honey, dressed up in a pink mommy’s little girl onesie. I see her kids every day and I see other people’s kids every day too, but why don’t I have any of my own? I thought about it as I sat there rocking little Evelyn in my arms and it suddenly occurred to me that I, too, would like to be a mother. Not just an educator or an aunt, but a mother with a baby of her own. Why do I want a Baby? First of all, I would like to stop the flow of overwhelming questions I always get from my family, coworkers and especially my students. The repetitive cycle of “how many kids do you have?” or “how come you don’t have any kids?” or my personal favorite “you better hurry, you’re not getting any younger.” In which I always respond with my favorite answer, “Why would I want any kids if I already have 147 of them who I see every day.” Not just that, but I want a baby that I can call my…show more content…
Throughout the essay she creates a list based on all the things she feels that men take for granted and expect the women to do. Brady also repetitively uses the phrase, “I Want a…” to express the selfish and ignorance men have when it comes to looking for a woman to marry. In my imitation, “I Want a Baby,” I wrote about a teacher who concludes that she wants a baby because of the benefits. Similar to Judy Brady’s essay, “I Want a Wife,” expressing an overall feminist message, my imitation, “I Want a Baby,” mirrors the original by following the same basic sentence structure, point-of-view and
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