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Ms. Blog: A Crafty Way to Support the Women’s March

I’m over at the Ms. Magazine blog today talking about Pussyhats: and the Women’s March: In launching the Pussyhat Project, the co-founders created a meditative and communal activity that serves as a mindfulness practice as well as an organizing opportunity. Read more ›

No Resolutions for Me This Year

‘Tis the season of resolutions and promises to ourselves. Of one-word focused thoughts. Of gym memberships and diet plans. Of trying to be better versions of ourselves. At the moment, though, guilt is probably the most powerful motivator in my life because I feel intense guilt for not being more, or better, or focusing, or dieting. Read more ›

Review: The Good Mother Myth: Redefining Motherhood to Fit Reality

For this anthology, Avital wanted to create a space where women could debunk the myth of the “good mother.” You know the one: every aspect of her life is perfect, and she does it all while raising perfect kids. She never has a meltdown, or goes a few days without showering, and her kids will probably grow up to be geniuses.

Well, guess what? That mom actually doesn’t exist. Read more ›