Jane Ziegelman, Director of a culinary program in New York City’s Tenement Museum, uniquely captures immigrant history in 97 Orchard: An Edible History of Five Immigrant Families in One New York Tenement.The families in this book come from various homelands, bringing their food customs with them to America, where they have become assimilated into the […]
In case you have not seen it, Amy Glass’ post on Thought Catalog had the digital waves smoking this week. Her post, “I Look Down on Young Women With Husbands And Kids and I’m Not Sorry” got Chris Jeub going to the point where he took on the whole childfree movement with his post, “We […]
mtuni, a commenter here, recently made an observation on some comments mostly in response to my recent Alamo Theater post. She spotted something that has not happened here before — “hit and run trolling” type of rant. She observes…
In addition to three resolutions in the previous post, a piece by Mamajoy makes me think of one more.
In May, The Washington Post did a piece about the growing number of young families to in urban areas such as Washington D.C., Boston and New York, and the growing resentment over having to accommodate them in public places. It drew hundreds of comments, and according to Jonathan Last of the Weekly Standard, about 60-to-40 wrote in ranting against […]
by LiveTrue Book Reviewer Brit McGinnis As the COVID-19 pandemic rounds the corner to May, the-stay-at-home time continues to present an opportunity to re-evaluate our lives. What kind of homes have we created? What life choices have made us happiest? Least happy? When we come out of this, how will we have changed? How will […]
Guest Post by Brit McGinnis “There will be a baby boom after coronavirus, and they will all be first children.” This quote has been circulating the Internet since mid-March, and unfortunately the source has been lost in the ether. But parents and non-parents alike have echoed this sentiment: quarantine with children in the mix is […]
Every holiday season, advertisers spend billions of marketing dollars to get us to buy their products and services. At this time of year, advertisers lose revenue because they don’t market to a specific demographic: the 47 percent of American women of childbearing age who are not mothers.
When I learned of Raschel Charles and her children’s book project that stars a girl who is decidedly childfree, I just had to support it! May this book be the first of more children’s books that expose them to the fact that parenthood is indeed optional. Here is a Q&A with Raschel, with how Eisley […]
Happy International Childfree Day! As you may know, on International Childfree Day, childfree winners are announced. This year the winner categories were Childfree Person of the Year and Childfree Group of the Year. As head of the Selection Panel, I have to say this year the Panel faced the the toughest decisions yet! Here are the […]