I’m feeling conflicted about recent current events involving moms and their newborn babies. On the one hand, it’s so important for women to be able to feel good about themselves, to embrace their pregnant and post-pregnant bodies and to juggle it all. From this point of view, I applaud Senator Tammy Duckworth for bringing her… Read More Kate & Tammy: Killing The Rest of Us Softly
Recently, actress Drew Barrymore was walking out of a restaurant when someone pointed out that she was obviously pregnant. On “The Late Late Show with James Corden” she discussed the situation and her comeback. Go Drew Barrymore – you tell it like it is. But why should she have to? I can’t even believe I’m… Read More Keep Your Mouth Shut…No Really, Zip It
This morning, my dress and I had a prolonged, ugly battle. It wanted to be worn. And I wanted to wear it. But did I look too fat? Would people think that I was pregnant (I’m not) and gossip behind my back? Would I feel self-conscious all day? And the dress yelled, and cajoled and… Read More Do I Look Fat In This Dress?
I have never, ever written about a topic of this sort, but I felt compelled today. I’m not an obsessive fan of Kate Middleton’s, but I do enjoy watching what she wears and how she carries herself with dignity. And I was thrilled to see her outside of the hospital yesterday showing off the baby.… Read More Post Baby-Bump Beauty
Dreams do come true. And it is so lovely to see when it occurs – whether they come true for us or for those we love. There are so many areas in life where we see that things are not always fair – or equal. And this theme has occurred over and over again in… Read More Dreams Do Come True
I wonder if some cultures have a party, or a ceremony, or something for the day that they nurse their last baby. I could really use one right now. What a strange feeling. When I had Matan, someone came to visit me (with a Starbucks latte – yum!) and told me a beautiful thing about… Read More The End of an Era