Contemplating the Strength of Women

Thursday night I introduced Jennifer Margulis at Vroman’s bookstore. It was a convergence of brilliance as she and Dr. Fishbein talked about prenatal care in America, birth, homebirth and baby’s first year (with an emphasis on baby’s first hours). Predictably the conversation left me with pain in my womb. I did not love being pregnant. … Read more

Don’t Bother Mommy She’s Rabid Right Now

Honey, Don’t Bother Mommy. I’m Too Busy Building My Brand was printed today at the New York Times. You don’t have to read it. It’s written with a self loathing pen. Jennifer Mendelson may understand writing, but she clearly doesn’t understand what a conference is. Bloggy Boot Camp is different from other conferences in that … Read more

Now That Harvard Has a Sullied Reputation

It’s not according to me, it’s the New York Times and the Chronicles of Higher Ed Do you think we can start trusting ourselves a little more? I have two degrees, and two children. Guess which duo gives me more expertise? Unlike the nightly news, I won’t insult your intelligence by telling you how to … Read more