I Have No Guilt Parenting Your Child in Public

It wasn't until I watched her — I never saw her face, but the way her shoulders slouched forward told me she was dejected, and the way her body moved told me she was crying — that I decided I had to step in; I had to say something — for her, for others, and for me. ...more
I have done it more than once. I will not tolerate bullying or bad behavior. My kids learn from ...more

Car Conversations: The Time My Sons Asked Me If Girls Have Orgasms

It had never once occurred to me that they would wonder about women having orgasms. My son's question made me realize how little information I'd given them about female sexuality. ...more
This is wonderful. I love that your kids feel comfortable asking you questions like this, and ...more

A Letter To The Grown Man I Dated When I Was 15

Do you ever think about me? Do you wonder if I'll write about you — if I'll take to the Internet to shout out loud about what you did to me? ...more
Sigh... this resonates with me. Brings back memories from my teen years and an older guy (19), ...more

I Can't Breastfeed But I Am NOT A Bad Mom 

Despite the lactation and pediatrician evaluations, herbs, supplements,and pumping every other hour, I still don't produce enough milk. I am not alone. ...more
I breastfed all 3 of kids with one boob. I was bit by a dog when I was a teenager and when I had ...more

I Love The Way Rough Sex Scares Me

I don't know exactly when it started, but once he put his hand around my neck during sex, I realized I loved it. ...more

Can You Have Varicose Veins in Your Vagina?

Unfortunately, there's no compression sock for your vagina. ...more
I did too. Not fun. It's been 11 year and while it's still there it's not really a problem. ...more

Why I Don't Feel Safe In Public as an Orthodox Jewish Woman

I know I may seem different to you, strange even. We look different, we keep mostly to ourselves, and we basically live in our own little bubble. I understand that you don't "get" us, but I don't understand why we deserve the hatred directed at us. ...more
Lately there has been a huge upsurge in antisemitism.....enough to make me more wary and ...more

6 Ways My Husband Drives Me Bonkers

It's OK to mean well and not actually get anywhere. You know I'll end up forgiving you eventually. It's just, when you try to help, you're really doing the exact opposite. ...more
Luckily I married a saint. He finishes honey do lists in record times and inspires me not to ...more

I Ditched My Pre-Baby Clothes & Brought My Sexy Back

As the baby began kicking in my second trimester, wearing a sports bra and running shorts out on a jog no longer felt sexy — it seemed inappropriate. Even if my tummy bump barely showed, I was someone's mother. ...more
This is beautiful! Loving your own body is more important than conforming to what society has ...more

One Simple Thing You Can Do to Strengthen Your Marriage

In hindsight, both my husband and I agree that we got married too soon and have struggled a lot as a result of our hastiness. Thankfully, things have gotten better because we work hard on our relationship but it's still challenging sometimes. So, when we hit a rocky patch about a month ago, I started to brainstorm ways I could help make things better — how I could be a part of the solution instead of just the problem. ...more
So true: "There's not a lot I can control in life but I can certainly control when I choose to ...more