Last night I spent way too much time on the internet. What had my attention? The intolerance on Momlogic.com. I came across a new series of articles by Kimberly Seals Allers, editor of mochamanual.com, offering a decidedly different point of view than what you’d normally find on Momlogic. Kimberly is a published author who writes […]
Michelle Obama, Black Women and the Mommy Wars: Why Some Feminists Just Don’t Get It
Are the choices that black mother’s make–such as working outside the home–different from white mothers? It depends who you ask. Last week Bonnie Erbe, U.S. News & World Report contributing editor, in response to a Mother’s Day editorial published by Melissa Harris-Lacewell in the Sacramento Bee, ignited another battle in the never-ending mommy wars. What’s […]
Michelle Obama: Breaking Stereotypes, Promoting Health
Much has been made in recent weeks about Michelle Obama’s well-toned arms. Some are even calling for her to cover up, saying it’s unbecoming of a first lady to show too much skin. But by exposing her biceps, Michelle is sending a powerful message—and we ought to listen.