Category Archives: Soapbox

Attention Seeking Mom Breastfeeds in Public. Now What?

Attention Seeking Mom Breastfeeds in Public. Now What?

A woman was photographed nursing her baby at a Bernie Sanders rally. She was hungry, the mother told the press, so she fed her. Total bitch, right? Attention whore. Slut. Liberal. I mean — Who does that? Who feeds their hungry baby at a political rally?   Are we for real, people? This notion that women who breastfeed in publicContinue Reading

The Know Betters & Do Betters of Racial Micro-aggressions #1: “Where Are You From?”

The Know Betters & Do Betters of Racial Micro-aggressions #1: “Where Are You From?”

I’m starting a new series. The working title was originally something like, “Seriously! What is Wrong With Me? How Can I Be Such An Ass? I’m a Thinking Human Being Who Parents Haitian Children. There is Simply No Excuse! Do Better, Paula! Do Better! I’m Ashamed of Me!” Too wordy? How about just The Know Betters &Continue Reading

Dear Boys and Men Who Ogle My Daughter

Dear Boys and Men Who Ogle My Daughter

Dear Boys and Men Who Ogle My Daughter, My teen daughter recently asked me if boys only like her for her looks. This is your fault. You see, my daughter IS beautiful. And you have noticed. And you make damn sure she knows that you notice. Nearly every single time that my teenage daughter goes out inContinue Reading

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