Category Archives: Politics

The Cove

I don't usually do things like this on my blog, but I saw the documentary The Cove over the weekend I feel compelled to act in any way that I can. I'll admit that I didn't really want to watch this film. I knew the following: 1. That it was about dolphin slaughtering and 2. […]

Becoming a Mother

Last Friday I participated in a "nurse-in" in my neighborhood of Lincoln Square. I didn't know what I was getting myself into beforehand, only that my friend Lauren had invited me to walk to the square with her and her daughters for some kind of breast-feeding situation. When we arrived I discovered that the nurse-in […]

Mom Issues

My friend Jenny Hontz broke a story in Newsweek yesterday about a recent IRS ruling against tax breaks for women who are unable to breast-feed after double mastectomies. It's a really interesting issue and one worthy of debate and perhaps, reform. I wrote a piece about it for The Huffington Post: More Pressure to Breast-Feed? […]