In an attempt to lighten the mood around here (my husband Jody says my blog is “pretty heavy”), I will write about something other than the injustices in the world. Though while it may not be heavy, I assure you, this post is still a rant. ;) “School’s out for summer. School’s out for-evah!” Well, not really, but it sure feels like it’s been out forever and it’s only the first week the neighborhood kids (specifically the girl gang that lives next door) have been out! Let me give ya a little background info here. I live next door to a family of nine –Read More →

The question of “Do any of you have breast implants?” was recently posed on a message board I visit. Many of the women responded no, but that they’ve thought about it or would like to, especially because their boobs are deflated or lopsided after having nursed their child(ren). I don’t think any of these women are looking to get Pamela Anderson implants, just something that looks “natural” and fuller and makes them feel good about themselves. One woman chimed in to say that although she has noticed a significant change in the shape of her breasts after having her daughter, she does not have anyRead More →

I was happy to recently discover that many lactating mommies in the NYC area are organizing a nurse-in on June 6 to protest anti-breastfeeding remarks made by several of the co-hosts of ABC’s tv show “The View.” “The breastfeeding mothers are protesting the general anti-breastfeeding attitude of the co-hosts of The View and comments made concerning their opinions that breastfeeding and nursing in public is ‘gross and disgusting’ in nature.” The nurse-in will be held outside of ABC’s studios at 67th Street and Columbus Avenue in New York City, where taping of the daytime talk show The View takes place. Click here for details ofRead More →