Pookie’s First Flight

[trigger warning: this post will discuss themes related to strong emotion, miscarriage, fear, and grief]  Dear Friends, Guess who just took his first airplane flight?!? [and probably his last… more on that later]. We recently took a trip to Boston, and this was the first time I’d flown with Pookie. Previously, all trips we’ve taken

Breastfeeding vs. Male Entitlement

So just recently, a friend of mine had an experience that made me upset (and her more so). She was told by a relative, who had not said anything prior to this, that breastfeeding in “public” (in this case, at his home) was not ok. Could she please be more discreet and do it in

Hey, Kid, Get Off My Lawn!

Summary: If someone is not like you (let’s say, they’re a different age, or race, or religion), don’t make sweeping statements. While you might (maybe) be right about a few individuals, you will be dead wrong about a whole lot more. “The children now love luxury. They have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show