Jenna von Oy doesn’t talk fast any more, as her character “Six” from the hit 1990s television show “Blossom” was once famous for. There is nothing fast-paced about her life in Nashville these days. How can you move fast when you have a little baby attached to your hip 24 hours a day? The fact of the matter is, Jenna doesn’t want to move fast. She is relishing her time as a … [Read more...] about How Six Has Blossomed: Interview with Jenna von Oy
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It has been a couple of weeks since the closing of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, so to help fill the void, I’d like to bring up a controversial Olympic topic. I came across an article recently in which the issue of the tax on Olympic athletes’ prize money was being discussed and Florida Republican Senator Marco Rubio was quoted describing the tax as “ridiculous.” He … [Read more...] about Why Olympic Athletes Need to Pay Up
When I was in college, I was on the pill, and every month I would dutifully make the trek down to the student health center, where I would get a refill on my prescription. The refills cost me five dollars; a small price to pay to avoid getting pregnant at a time when a baby would have derailed my entire future. When I went to law school, one of the first things I … [Read more...] about Paying for the Pill
The most important woman in my life (rest in peace, mom) never talked to me - or my two sisters or my brother - about sex. Zilch about menstruation, pubic hair, hormones, intercourse or conception. We snuck our tampons, bras, and birth control into the house like Cold War spies. It was a surreal way to go through adolescence that I wouldn’t wish on … [Read more...] about Moms, Kids and Sex
According to Working Mother’s Top Ten Moms of 2011, Michelle Obama ranks as one of the ten most powerful moms in the world. As much as I respect Working Mother magazine, and delight in Michelle Obama (along with most of the world), I beg to differ. Michelle Obama IS popular, with approval ratings close to seventy percent. But popular flies a different flag than … [Read more...] about Michelle Obama: Powerful or Just Popular?