“Cosmo: A No No for the Modern Feminist” – Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012

While I probably always will enjoy the occasional flip through the 
fashion-trend stories and makeup tutorials in ‘Cosmopolitan,’ I will
 continue to question if the feminist roots of the magazine are still 
present. I worry that materializing the modern woman will only breed a
struggling generation of females who will read and believe anything in
 order to attain a quixotic image. Read full Blog here.


Every culture has interesting traditions that might seem strange to people living outside their community. The Museum Of Motherhood is interested in creating a greater understanding of the way mothers birth and raise families. More from M.O.M.
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“Dance of Support”, Sunday, Oct. 21st, 2012
Exploring a Doula’s Perspective of Feminism and Modern Motherhood - WFNI at M.O.M.

This is the kind of terminology native New Yorker, Yiska Obadia uses to describe her work as a part-time Doula. For those out there who don’t know, a “Doula” is a person who provides care and emotional/physical support to a mother before, during, and even after the birth of their child. Yiska grew up in New York City and moved to the suburbs, where she currently resides with her hubby of one year. Yiska, a bubbly and colorfully dressed woman in her thirties, sat down with me, eager to share her thoughts on motherhood and feminism as it relates to her work and personal life. Full story.