Girl's Gone Child on the Mommy Wars: It's the same reason anyone is ever at odds with someone else. It's the reason we fight with our spouses and our children. It's the reason ALL mothers fight with themselves. Regardless of how many people we've hired to help us or how many jobs we're working to pay the bills or how many children we have, we are divided inside. We are so divided inside that we have no choice but to roll up our sleeves and take it outside.