The lesser-known maladies of motherhood
A humorous look at the myriad ailments brought on by parenting.
Was J.D. Salinger right? Are mothers all “slightly insane”? As lovely as motherhood is, most moms do suffer from a (humorous) malady or two. Moms with Post Partum Paranoia feel judged at all times. The compulsion that makes moms e-mail endless pictures of their children? That’s Uploadorrhea. Dads suffer from them, too. Fatherhood Onset Sensory Loss renders men unable to detect the odor of a dirty diaper. But in honor of Mother’s Day, we reveal the most common diagnoses.