Is there a more insulting role than “mom”? According to New York Times correspondent Julie Bosman, you’d be hard-pressed to find one:

Let’s have a look:

Ewww! “Mom” is such an icky word!

Yeah, woof. And, well, don’t even get Julie started on mothers-to-be:

Because patriarchy. DUH.

With all due respect, Julie, give it a rest already. What’s wrong with a woman embracing motherhood as part of her identity? What’s wrong with respecting that?