When Pandemonium Hits – Caregivers Unite!

When pandemonium hits, caregivers unite! When families have to hunker down and stay put with their kids out of school, community contacts are restricted, and the workplace is disrupted, we must do everything within our power to stay positive. When healthcare concerns trump everyday freedoms, each of us must look to the future and howContinue reading “When Pandemonium Hits – Caregivers Unite!”

Breastfeeding Education Might Not Be What You Think It Is

By Deann Shaffner As a mother and La Leche League leader, I often hear stories from other mothers about their breastfeeding experience. The experiences they relay are often from their first few weeks after giving birth. Though every mother’s story is different, I have noticed an underlying issue many seem to face. I realize thatContinue reading “Breastfeeding Education Might Not Be What You Think It Is”

TRACKING THE COURSE OF MUTINY AGAINST THE TYRANNY

Op-ed, Martha Joy Rose May 13, 2019  Despite headlines and discourse, the most unchanging thing about motherhood is how much it doesn’t change. While parenting narratives in the public arena are more visible than ever, while books on mothers and mothering are written and published at a dizzying pace (see Demeter Press among others), andContinue reading “TRACKING THE COURSE OF MUTINY AGAINST THE TYRANNY”

This Year For Mothers’ Day – Buy a Book, Attend a Conference or Gallery, Share Knowledge

Mothers’ Day Week 2016 2016 INDUCTIONS to the Motherhood Hall of Fame; Honor the Call of the Midwife – Join us! Thursday, May 5 – Motherhood Hall of Fame; Columbia Teacher’s College 7:30-9PM (Free). 525 West 120th Street Milbank Chapel, NYC. Join us for drinks before at 7PM. RSVP Please: https://mommuseum.org/motherhood-hall-of-fame/ Performances, story-telling, and induction ceremony with co-sponsors: Sexuality,Continue reading “This Year For Mothers’ Day – Buy a Book, Attend a Conference or Gallery, Share Knowledge”

New Keynote Announcement for M.O.M. Conference

Announcing our newest morning keynote of the Annual Academic M.O.M. Conference, Kimberly Seals Allers on Saturday, May 7th at 9:30AM. Kimberly is an award-winning journalist, author and a nationally recognized media commentator, speaker, consultant and advocate for infant health. A former senior editor at ESSENCE and writer at FORTUNE magazine, Kimberly is widely considered aContinue reading “New Keynote Announcement for M.O.M. Conference”

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR ACCEPTED CONFERENCE PRESENTERS

THEORIZING MOTHERHOOD IN THE ACADEMY VIEW NEWSLETTER – THIS YEAR’S CONFERENCE – 2016 INDUCTIONS Honor the Call of the Midwife Thursday, May 5 – Motherhood Hall of Fame; Columbia Teacher’s College 7:30-9PM (Free). 525 West 120th Street Milbank Chapel, NYC. Join us for drinks before at 7PM. RSVP Please: https://mommuseum.org/motherhood-hall-of-fame/ Performances, story-telling, and induction ceremony withContinue reading “CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR ACCEPTED CONFERENCE PRESENTERS”