A Battle Over Breasts In Newark, NJ

This is a companion piece to Calandra’s post today on mortarnbrique. Over the weekend I read an article on TimeHealthland that left me a little perturbed.  The article, titled Can a Formula Company Really Promote Breast-Feeding and Fight Child Obesity?, discussed the criticisms that Newark Mayor Cory Booker has recieved in his decision to accept funding from…

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MortarNBrique – April 16, 2012

At the beginning of April, I announced that I was now a Contributor to online magazine MortarNBrique. I’m only three weeks in and already adding a new spin! My column, “The Mommie in Me,” will periodically feature spotlights of “Real Mommies,” interviews and guest blogs by other Mommies who approach motherhood with passion! Please check…

Does Size Really Matter?

No, not going there–I’m talking about kitchens, people!  Recently my family moved into a bigger apartment so everyone could have their own defined space (in our previous apartment Beverly shared her room with the office), including a ‘man-loft’ upstairs for my husband.  In addition to extra rooms we now have a larger kitchen and it…

Music Notes: Vibes and Scribes

Last month, I introduced to the This and That With Calandra family my good friend Mr. Fresh and the Sunday Soundtrack Podcast (see post here), my favorite collection of chill music and more. Vibes and Scribes, is the official “Home” for the SSP and is also penned by Mr. Fresh. Specifically, I’d like to invite you to check out his latest post,…

Vibes and Scribes

Last month, I introduced to the This and That With Calandra family my good friend Mr. Fresh and the Sunday Soundtrack Podcast (see post here), my favorite collection of chill music and more. Vibes and Scribes, is the official “Home” for the SSP and is also penned by Mr. Fresh. Specifically, I’d like to invite you to check out his latest post,…