Why is it that every time I go to Whole Foods (aka Whole Paycheck) that I’m overcome by the warm fuzzies? As a rule, I don’t get excited about going grocery shopping – at least not the usual trip to the neighborhood Safeway store. But the prospect of going to Whole Foods always excites me. My household income is nowhere near enough for me to do all of my shopping there (though I sure wish I could), but if I just want to pick up a few things – namely organic foods not available at my neighborhood co-op to puree for Ava – then that’sRead More →

You may or may not have heard that Target was selling a maternity t-shirt with the slogan “An epidural is in my near future.” It was being marketed like a Chinese fortune cookie saying and came in a little Chinese food takeout box. I was appalled when I found out about it (on Feb. 9) and immediately wrote a letter to Target expressing my outrage over the irresponsibility of promoting such a shirt. Here’s a copy of my letter: To whom it may concern: I was appalled to discover that Target is selling maternity shirts with the message “An epidural is in my near future.”Read More →