When housewives and bridges collapse

Last Easter, while others were churching and/or brunching, Matt and I went to see a locally-made film called “The Public Domain.” We are acquainted with Patrick Coyle, the film’s writer-director, which gave us additional incentive to see it, above and beyond our civic duty as supporters of independent art–and it did not disappoint. From the film’s website: ...more

Why this middle-class white mom is boycotting the Mall of America

 As a white, middle class mom of two with a certain amount of disposable income, I can safely say that I’m the Mall of America’s target market....more
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Why this middle-class white mom is boycotting the Mall of America

As a white, middle class mom of two with a certain amount of disposable income, I can safely say that I’m the Mall of America’s target market. ...more

Radical homemakers vs. radical housewives

This post was first published on May 20, 2010, but is relevant today because a search...more

A dream come true

MY BOOK IS AT THE LIBRARY. ...more

2014 in bests and worsts

2014 is over, long live 2014! Was it the BEST year I ever had? It couldn’t have been the WORST, but a lot of really crappy things happened ....more

A Thanks Giveaway!

Reasons I loathe Thanksgiving: The school holiday is unneccessarily long Christmas crap everywhere Start of six months of winter Reasons I love Thanksgiving: Pie Pie Pie And the winner is:...more

The Radical Housewife is officially launched!

I have a long list of people to thank for making last night’s print launch of The Radical Housewife such a success. 1. My orthopedic surgeon, who promised that putting a steel plate and seven screws in my right radius would make it possible for me to sign books seven weeks after shattering...more

I would go to jail to protect my daughter, but I won’t have to.

Jennifer Whalen, a Pennsylvania mother of three, is currently serving a prison sentence for the “crime” of obtaining misoprostol and mifeprestone for her 16-year-old...more