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Why Your Primary/Caucus Vote Matters Most of All

Why Your Primary/Caucus Vote Matters Most of All

I’ve been a little tense. The election isn’t helping. Therefore, I jumped at the chance to receive a free spa from a neighbor, their cast off as they trade up. By Super Tuesday, we had it running. I sank into the steam with high hopes for a moment of stress-free soaking. Breathing deeply, I counted the peppertreeContinue Reading

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

Adoption FAQ #1: Why do you hate adoption?

Adoption FAQ #1: Why do you hate adoption?

I’ve received some very specific, pointed questions about my stances on adoption lately. It’s no surprise. Now that my children are older and I have been steeped in some aspect of adoption as an adoptive parent since the year 2000 (and my whole life as the daughter of a birth-mother), both my opinions and my writing onContinue Reading

Why Do You Hate Adoption? And Other Adoption FAQs

Why Do You Hate Adoption? And Other Adoption FAQs

I’ve received some very specific, pointed questions about my stances on adoption lately. It’s no surprise. Now that my children are older and I have been steeped in some aspect of adoption as an adoptive parent since the year 2000 (and my whole life as the daughter of a birth-mother), both my opinions and my writingContinue Reading

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