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  • 4 Tips for a Child-Free Summer (*Free of Other People’s Kids)

    TheNotMom
    Karen M Wright
    29 May 2015 | 4:28 am
    By Laura LaVoie Yep, I hear the strains of Alice Cooper playing in the distance. School is indeed out for summer. Though very few of the people I’m referring to will even get that reference. School’s out for summer, and that means kids will be in more public places during the day. I’ll be honest, […]
  • Childless or Childfree While Brown? Let’s Try to Decipher the Stats

    TheNotMom
    Karen M Wright
    28 May 2015 | 4:28 am
    By Karen Malone Wright Google Alerts delivered this May 2015 headline to my inbox from Black Enterprise: “More Educated Black Women Going Childless” This, I thought, is a Big Deal. I clicked the link. I read the story several times; but much of it seemed to stem from a widely quoted 2010 study by Pew Research Center showing that U.S. rates […]
  • The Last Word — Ramona’s Quote Of The Day For 5-28-2015

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    Ramona
    28 May 2015 | 11:22 am
    If you find yourself in a hole, stop digging. (W. Rogers) — Then, throw the damned shovel in the trash! (Ramona) #quote The post The Last Word — Ramona’s Quote Of The Day For 5-28-2015 appeared first on RamonaCreel.com.
  • 97 Orchard: An Edible History of Five Immigrant Families in One New York Tenement

    Laura Carroll
    Staff
    28 May 2015 | 9:26 am
    Jane Ziegelman, Director of a culinary program in New York City’s Tenement Museum, uniquely captures immigrant history in 97 Orchard: An Edible History of Five Immigrant Families in One New York TenementThe families in this book come from various homelands, bringing their food customs with them to America, where they have become assimilated into the culinary choices of today.… Read moreThe post 97 Orchard: An Edible History of Five Immigrant Families in One New York Tenement appeared first on Laura Carroll.
  • 97 Orchard: An Edible History of Five Immigrant Families in One New York Tenement

    Laura Carroll
    Staff
    28 May 2015 | 9:26 am
    Jane Ziegelman, Director of a culinary program in New York City’s Tenement Museum, uniquely captures immigrant history in 97 Orchard: An Edible History of Five Immigrant Families in One New York TenementThe families in this book come from various homelands, bringing their food customs with them to America, where they have become assimilated into the culinary choices of today.… Read moreThe post 97 Orchard: An Edible History of Five Immigrant Families in One New York Tenement appeared first on Laura Carroll.
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  • The Last Word — Ramona’s Quote Of The Day For 5-28-2015

    Ramona
    28 May 2015 | 11:22 am
    If you find yourself in a hole, stop digging. (W. Rogers) — Then, throw the damned shovel in the trash! (Ramona) #quote The post The Last Word — Ramona’s Quote Of The Day For 5-28-2015 appeared first on RamonaCreel.com.
  • The Last Word — Ramona’s Quote Of The Day For 5-27-2015

    Ramona
    27 May 2015 | 11:22 am
    It's going to be fun to see how long the meek can keep the earth after they inherit it. (K. Hubbard) — I give them a week! (Ramona) #quote The post The Last Word — Ramona’s Quote Of The Day For 5-27-2015 appeared first on RamonaCreel.com.
  • The Last Word — Ramona’s Quote Of The Day For 5-26-2015

    Ramona
    26 May 2015 | 11:22 am
    Example moves the world more than doctrine. (H. Miller) — Like your mama always told you, actions speak louder than words! (Ramona) #quote The post The Last Word — Ramona’s Quote Of The Day For 5-26-2015 appeared first on RamonaCreel.com.
  • The Last Word — Ramona’s Quote Of The Day For 5-25-2015

    Ramona
    25 May 2015 | 11:22 am
    Selfishness is not living as one wishes, it's asking others to live as one wishes. (O. Wilde) — The first is fulfillment. (Ramona) #quote The post The Last Word — Ramona’s Quote Of The Day For 5-25-2015 appeared first on RamonaCreel.com.
  • The Last Word — Ramona’s Quote Of The Day For 5-24-2015

    Ramona
    24 May 2015 | 11:22 am
    The easiest person to deceive is oneself. (E. Lytton) — Because you're the least likely one to suspect yourself of lying. (Ramona) #quote The post The Last Word — Ramona’s Quote Of The Day For 5-24-2015 appeared first on RamonaCreel.com.
 
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  • 97 Orchard: An Edible History of Five Immigrant Families in One New York Tenement

    Staff
    28 May 2015 | 9:26 am
    Jane Ziegelman, Director of a culinary program in New York City’s Tenement Museum, uniquely captures immigrant history in 97 Orchard: An Edible History of Five Immigrant Families in One New York TenementThe families in this book come from various homelands, bringing their food customs with them to America, where they have become assimilated into the culinary choices of today.… Read moreThe post 97 Orchard: An Edible History of Five Immigrant Families in One New York Tenement appeared first on Laura Carroll.
  • Get Energized & Heal with the Book, The Best Things You Can Eat

    Melanie
    21 May 2015 | 9:07 am
    The more research that is done on illness, the more we discover what a powerful role food plays in our health. From the increasing availability of organic food to better ingredient labeling (e.g., whether a product is GMO, gluten free, low sodium), we are seeing a growing interest in understanding our food. … Read moreThe post Get Energized & Heal with the Book, The Best Things You Can Eat appeared first on Laura Carroll.
  • Where Are We, After 40+ Years of Talking About the Childfree Choice?

    Laura
    12 May 2015 | 12:34 pm
    The release of Meghan Daum’s new book, Selfish, Shallow and Self-Absorbed, has spurred another swell of online media, posts and threads on not having children by choice. In the last 15 years, we have seen a good number of media waves on this topic.… Read moreThe post Where Are We, After 40+ Years of Talking About the Childfree Choice? appeared first on Laura Carroll.
  • Childfree Thoughts on Mother’s Day

    Laura
    7 May 2015 | 8:00 am
    As Mother’s Day rolls around each year, I find myself of mixed minds. Don’t get me wrong; I love my mother (to your left) and would celebrate her and how she raised my brother and me any day of the week.… Read moreThe post Childfree Thoughts on Mother’s Day appeared first on Laura Carroll.
  • Finding Hope & Inspiration in the Book, This is Not the Life I Ordered

    Melanie
    29 Apr 2015 | 4:30 pm
    The main title of the book, This is Not the Life I Ordered, expresses an exasperation that most of us have likely exclaimed at one time or another. With such a stunning title, I was eager to see how well the book addresses this emotion, and I was not disappointed.… Read moreThe post Finding Hope & Inspiration in the Book, This is Not the Life I Ordered appeared first on Laura Carroll.
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    Laura Carroll

  • 97 Orchard: An Edible History of Five Immigrant Families in One New York Tenement

    Staff
    28 May 2015 | 9:26 am
    Jane Ziegelman, Director of a culinary program in New York City’s Tenement Museum, uniquely captures immigrant history in 97 Orchard: An Edible History of Five Immigrant Families in One New York TenementThe families in this book come from various homelands, bringing their food customs with them to America, where they have become assimilated into the culinary choices of today.… Read moreThe post 97 Orchard: An Edible History of Five Immigrant Families in One New York Tenement appeared first on Laura Carroll.
  • Get Energized & Heal with the Book, The Best Things You Can Eat

    Melanie
    21 May 2015 | 9:07 am
    The more research that is done on illness, the more we discover what a powerful role food plays in our health. From the increasing availability of organic food to better ingredient labeling (e.g., whether a product is GMO, gluten free, low sodium), we are seeing a growing interest in understanding our food. … Read moreThe post Get Energized & Heal with the Book, The Best Things You Can Eat appeared first on Laura Carroll.
  • Where Are We, After 40+ Years of Talking About the Childfree Choice?

    Laura
    12 May 2015 | 12:34 pm
    The release of Meghan Daum’s new book, Selfish, Shallow and Self-Absorbed, has spurred another swell of online media, posts and threads on not having children by choice. In the last 15 years, we have seen a good number of media waves on this topic.… Read moreThe post Where Are We, After 40+ Years of Talking About the Childfree Choice? appeared first on Laura Carroll.
  • Childfree Thoughts on Mother’s Day

    Laura
    7 May 2015 | 8:00 am
    As Mother’s Day rolls around each year, I find myself of mixed minds. Don’t get me wrong; I love my mother (to your left) and would celebrate her and how she raised my brother and me any day of the week.… Read moreThe post Childfree Thoughts on Mother’s Day appeared first on Laura Carroll.
  • Finding Hope & Inspiration in the Book, This is Not the Life I Ordered

    Melanie
    29 Apr 2015 | 4:30 pm
    The main title of the book, This is Not the Life I Ordered, expresses an exasperation that most of us have likely exclaimed at one time or another. With such a stunning title, I was eager to see how well the book addresses this emotion, and I was not disappointed.… Read moreThe post Finding Hope & Inspiration in the Book, This is Not the Life I Ordered appeared first on Laura Carroll.
 
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  • 4 Tips for a Child-Free Summer (*Free of Other People’s Kids)

    Karen M Wright
    29 May 2015 | 4:28 am
    By Laura LaVoie Yep, I hear the strains of Alice Cooper playing in the distance. School is indeed out for summer. Though very few of the people I’m referring to will even get that reference. School’s out for summer, and that means kids will be in more public places during the day. I’ll be honest, […]
  • Childless or Childfree While Brown? Let’s Try to Decipher the Stats

    Karen M Wright
    28 May 2015 | 4:28 am
    By Karen Malone Wright Google Alerts delivered this May 2015 headline to my inbox from Black Enterprise: “More Educated Black Women Going Childless” This, I thought, is a Big Deal. I clicked the link. I read the story several times; but much of it seemed to stem from a widely quoted 2010 study by Pew Research Center showing that U.S. rates […]
  • Catholicism 2015: Same-Sex Marriage in Ireland & Forgiveness for Past Abortions

    Karen M Wright
    26 May 2015 | 4:22 am
    By Karen Malone Wright Roman Catholics worldwide are absorbing huge back-to-back changes in their Church during 2015 that shatter two long-held beliefs that certain things could never, and would never, change. Bonny Ireland, with its saints, leprechauns and conservative religious Catholic majorities, even in its northern sector would forever be linked to Vatican doctrine. Have an abortion and you’re kicked out […]
  • Wellness for One (or Two): Your Ultimate Foot Guide for Summer, Part Two

    Karen M Wright
    23 May 2015 | 5:04 am
    By Samantha Pollack After years of neglecting my feet despite long hours on my feet as a runner, waitress and bartender, plus an unattractive problem with foot fungus, today I can say I’ve learned my lesson. And now I’m sharing what know now. Presenting, Part Two of my Ultimate Foot Care Guide, including remedies for hammer toes, bunions, plantar […]
  • The Not Mom Interview: Andrea Eick, Veterinary Behavior Specialist

    Karen M Wright
    22 May 2015 | 4:22 am
    Childless and childfree women come in lots of shapes and sizes. We are all colors, all cultures, and all ages. As much as we have in common, we are also very different, and we define ourselves without the label of ‘Mom. And if you’re not a Mom, who are you?  TheNotMom writer and childfree blogger Laura LaVoie interviews women […]
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