Category Archives: Political/Queer

My First Stitch Fix: I Now Have A Personal Shopper!

I Joined Stitch-Fix. Really. In my “feminist/riotgrrl/anti-consumerist” head, I imagined stitch fix to be slightly akin to say, joining Mary Kay, Avon or Melaleuca. A few friends signed up and I scoffed, but then my stylish friend Tea signed up. … Continue reading

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Yahoo’s New CEO: She’s No Role Model for Women

Marissa Mayer  is not a role model for Working Motherhood. Her stance that she will only take a few weeks of leave (or rather, won’t take one at all, but will work at home through her leave)  does a disservice … Continue reading

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Whipping It Out for Toddlers

Lord, when the scandal about Attachment Parenting and Toddler Breastfeeding came out along with that ridiculous TIME magazine pose, I was too tired to say or write anything about it. Basically, I am still too tired (and sneezing from hay … Continue reading

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Stop Poo-Pooing EC and Early Potty, Dr. Hodges!

Here I was peacefully teaching my early potty workshop this past weekend and writing my early gentle potty book when along comes Dr. Steve Hodges on HuffPost telling parents, “Don’t Potty Train Your Baby” by asserting that Elimination Communication causes stool … Continue reading

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Creating a Village

click here to read my article at natural parents network on Creating a Village: SHARING ATTACHMENT! In other news: It makes a lesbian mama proud to have a daughter with a mullet like this:

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20 CD Giveaway of Whip It Out: Songs for Breastfeeding

This week marks the 1 year anniversary of the release of Whip It Out:Songs for Breastfeeding The love-labor of this CD (recording-wise) lasted 6 days- about how long my labor with my daughter took! That’s her there, with the face! … Continue reading

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Teaching Virtue for the Holidays

I believe the holidays should make us think and help us teach what is important, regardless of which holiday you celebrate. Virtue=Moral Excellence, Goodness, Righteousness. But I particularly like the word “Goodness”. And not as the opposite of the Bad which Santa … Continue reading

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