Daddy's Girl 28 Picture

It wouldn't be like Hera to stay calm for very long, now would it?

Hera is not the worst mother around, but she's not a particularly good one either. I imagine the main reason she had kids was because it was expected of her, that it was part of the image of the perfect wife. And Hera wanted so much to be the perfect wife. It's not that she doesn't like her kids, she does (sort of), but she wasn't driven by any strong longing to have them. Or, rather, she was driven by a strong longing to bear Zeus's children, not the children in themselves. She's a quite tragic figure. She has the potential to be something better, though.
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