Why Jenny Wants To Be A Birth Doula

 This blog contribution is by MOM Social Media Intern, Jenny Nigro I have been on a path toward pursuing a doula certification for some time now.  The beauty of the timeline for certification is that it is a go-at-your-own-pace kind of thing.  As it turns out, this also happens to be a curse for me.Continue reading “Why Jenny Wants To Be A Birth Doula”

When Men Mother

Last week, I wrote about the so-called “Mommy Wars” — the stay-at-home mom vs. working mom clash — and profiled some very strong opinions on the matter (my own included). However, I see now that my approach was lacking a crucial voice. I failed to capture the perspective of a growing force on this scene:Continue reading “When Men Mother”

Euthenics at Vassar 1800’s Style & Mother Studies Today

As with most colleges, the buildings of my alma mater carried the namesakes of whoever had donated the money for their construction. During undergrad, I would pass by these buildings on campus with no real consideration for their benefactors or how they came to be on campus. The only real associations I made were whatContinue reading “Euthenics at Vassar 1800’s Style & Mother Studies Today”

Meet Our New Intern, Jenny [CLICK]

A 2010 graduate of Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY, Jenny Nigro first became interested in the topics of motherhood/maternity during the summer before her senior year. She spent the time both working as a mother’s helper and interning for a non-profit that supported pregnant and parenting teens in her community. In working with the teens,Continue reading “Meet Our New Intern, Jenny [CLICK]”