Conscious Woman of the Month
As a liberal Democrat in a Republican-dominated state legislature, Senator Rupert faced many challenges. While in office, she focused her energies on services for women and children, access to health care and education, the environment, prison reform, civil rights for minorities, the lesbian/gay/bisexual/ transgendered community, hate crimes, and crisis intervention for youth.
Recent Blog Posts
Although I had a home birth and have never taken my new son to a doctor’s office, I somehow managed to be targeted for the “Strong Moms” (TM) campaign. The initial mailings were generic take-care-of-yourself promotions, with cute images of babies and healthy-looking women. I honestly could not figure out what they wanted from me. […]
A bit of humor, courtesy of my husband, Jacob: Father: “Son, what do you think about being circumcised?” Son: Father: “OK, we won’t do it to you.” Son: Thank you for your wonderful and supportive congratulatory messages! I have received so many fabulous congratulatory notes and emails on the announcement of Gabriel’s birth. I had […]
Diane Wiessinger, known to lactation consultants across the English-speaking world for her lectures and writings on breastfeeding, will present What Would Mammals Do?, the first in a series of live, highly interactive online workshops presented by … [Read More...]
Nutrition for Two (Recorded Program) Women want to feed themselves and their babies in utero well, and they often make lifestyle changes in pregnancy that they would not have the discipline to make if they were not pregnant. This workshop … [Read More...]
What's in a vaccine? Are there benefits to infectious diseases of childhood? What is herd immunity? Many parents still consent to routine vaccinations - believing that the "removal" of thimerisol (mercury) has taken away the major risks … [Read More...]