Mother and the Wolf: Maternal Power in Fairy Tales

Once upon a time, I was trying to tell a story, only I didn’t know how it went. There wasn’t a main character, there wasn’t an adventure, and when I tried to begin the story I just disappeared into one thing after another. “Happily ever after”—after what?

I was trying to tell a story about motherhood, and each time I set out from home I got lost in the woods… Read more at