Summer has arrived and the styles this season are hot. Before you hit the beach, make sure you’re sporting all the right accessories: oversized sunglasses, a hobo bag, platform shoes … oh, and don’t forget a baby. …
“Hollywood’s Baby Boom”‘ as People refers to it, includes red carpet beauties, musicians, and former Playboy models, and touches even the most far-reaching parts of the globe.
Who said an expensive trinket can’t save a marriage? Just ask Britney Spears and Kevin Federline, who are waiting on baby No. 2. …
So is the baby craze just another Hollywood trend, or have these famous faces traded in their liberal looks for a more conservative fashion? Have they picked up on the conservative devotion to homemaking and domesticity? …
In her recent book, “The Politically Incorrect Guide to Women, Sex, and Feminism,” Carrie Lukas suggests that “women’s greatest source of fulfillment” is not always their job. In fact, according to an Independent Women’s Forum survey she cites, nearly a third of women said they would prefer to stay home with their children if money was not a factor.
Maybe America’s royalty have picked up on a larger cultural trend, where women who can afford to are choosing to put their careers on hold to enjoy the experience of motherhood.
— Sabrina Leigh Schaeffer, writing on “Mommy Couture,” Friday in National Review Online at www.nationalreview.com