A Womb of One's Own

A Womb of One’s Own: Pregnant and Pro-Choice

Pregnancy has made me think about a lot of things: my life, the life I’m working to create, the life I hope to give my kid.  But, being a pro-choice woman in this political climate, it has made me even more aware of a very simple fact: adoption is not substitute for abortions. 


“Because I’m the Mom, That’s Why,” and Other Mom-isms

A friend of mine was recently horrified to hear herself actually say, “Because I said so” to her two-year-old daughter.  Jokingly, I told her that if her daughter protested she needed to pull out my own mom’s favorites: either, “If you don’t stop crying I’ll give you something to cry about,” and, “I’ll knock your […]