Reasons I CAN'T write a blog post right now. I am completely heartbroken over a recent breakup. He gave me this laptop He gave me this laptop and it's the nicest present a guy has ever given me except maybe that one time my ex bought me tickets to see Janeane Garafolo do stand-up because … Continue reading I Shouldn’t Post This, What Am I Doing?
So, when I was pregnant with my daughter, and then as I became a breastfeeding mom, and then later as I weaned my 20 month old, and in nearly every breastfeeding class I attended, and in all the dozens of La Leche League meetings I have been a part of, and in my new career … Continue reading Biting: The Boogey Man of Breastfeeding
Whether you're a big raging unapologetic radical feminist like myself who has fully embraced body acceptance OR you're still catching up and are still invested in some form of weight loss, it doesn't matter, this message is for all. You might have noticed that holidays have become a big consumerist spectacle. Not only do decorations … Continue reading Don’t Let the Diet Industry Ruin Your Holidays!
I'm currently taking a continuing education course through the city to get a certificate as a medical billing coding specialist. It's the kind of practical thing my mom has always hoped I would do and I have always run as fast away from as I can. We meet in a 6th grade social studies classroom. … Continue reading Mom School
One of the most commonly repeated pieces of advice on parenting is "You have to pick your battles." The original quote is actually "choose your battles wisely." Oh, if only I had the wisdom to know. I think this is true of course. I try, of course. I do let things go sometimes, except I … Continue reading Love is a Battlefield
Ever since my toddler has started going to preschool three days a week, I have been amazed at the things she is learning. For sure, the things I love most, are the things she picks up from other kids. She came home the first week and suddenly knew how to roll a car across the … Continue reading Afraid of Dinosaurs
Back in the early 2000's there was a very popular diet book called The Skinny Bitch diet. It was a New York Times bestseller, and a secret manifesto for an extreme form of veganism. You were of course, not to know this from the cover. The word "vegan" isn't mentioned at all in the marketing. Your … Continue reading The Last Diet I Ever Went On