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The Meanings Of Latina Transnational Motherhood

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The article titled, "I'm Here, but I'm There": The Meanings of Latina Transnational Motherhood by Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo and Ernestine Avila, discusses how Transnational Motherhood is reconstructing the ideology of what it mean to be a mother. Due to financial necessity mothers from Central America and Mexico are moving to the United States for jobs. They are not trying to reside in the United States permanently. Their ultimate goal is to make enough until for their children and families to be stable financially before heading back home. I find this research interesting because these women have set aside the emotional aspect of mothering that relies on physical affection and care and focused being the primary financial provider their
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