Tag: politics

Tips for Talking to Your Kids about Politics

More than 12 months out from the 2016 presidential election and the political circus already appears to be in full gear.  We’ve got candidates coming out our ears, Facebook memes, and slanted reporting in every direction. It’s overwhelming, but to be honest, I kind of love it.  Sure, it can bring out the most obnoxious

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High School Throwback: Melanie

It looks like mine will be the final installment in High School Throwback week.  I still haven’t gotten caught up in reading everyone else’s posts, but so far they look great, judging from the photos.  Unfortunately, I don’t have in my possession any high school photos, and I didn’t have time to ask around for

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Homebirth in CT, Part I

Yesterday I was asked if I would attend a meeting with the new Commissioner of Public Health to discuss the legal status of homebirth in Connecticut. Well, sort of.  I have no idea if the Commissioner has any idea that a few homebirth supporters will be stopping by to pay her a visit.  Not yet,

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