Help Us Find Our Next Stage Location

Dear MOM Friends – I hope this note finds you all well. As you know– The Museum of Motherhood has occupied a great deal of my time and attention for the last 10 years; first as an idea, then in founding the non-profit Motherhood Foundation Inc., and finally in practice, through traveling exhibits and ourContinue reading “Help Us Find Our Next Stage Location”

Four Mothers’ Grief

Recently, the mothers of Trayvon Martin, Eric Garner, Tamir Rice, and Michael Brown sat down with Anderson Cooper on Anderson Cooper 360. Three poignant clips, found here on Vibe, show the mothers sitting together for the first time since the deaths of their sons at the hands of three white policemen (and one white neighborhoodContinue reading “Four Mothers’ Grief”

The Global Motherhood Report Card

Each year, the NGO Save the Children publishes their annual “State of the World’s Mothers Report.” This report ranks countries on their support for motherhood, in essence, offering a sort of “where the best places to be a mother are” list. The rankings are derived from a composite score, evaluating countries in the five categoriesContinue reading “The Global Motherhood Report Card”

THANK YOU for You Submissions! MOM Conference 2015

9th Annual MOM Conference – Museum of Motherhood Call for Papers – “New Maternalisms”: Tales of Motherwork (Dislodging the Unthinkable) – CFP Deadline Extended to January 15th – April 30th, May 1st-2nd, NYC 2015 The purpose of this conference focuses on “new maternalisms” and explores “motherwork” and the invisible labor of caregiving in our everyday lived experiences. HowContinue reading “THANK YOU for You Submissions! MOM Conference 2015”