How to Be an Activist: Five Practical Tips

How to Be an Activist: Five Practical Tips

The other day, I asked my friend Sho, founder of my Indivisible activism group, what political stuff she was working on. “Honestly,” she said, “these days I’m mostly just trying to advocate for my daughter to get the school services she...
Domestic Bliss

Domestic Bliss

I’m interested in what you might call the domestic. This interest is both personal (I garden, I make jam, I like to decorate, I got a little obsessed with Marie Kondo a couple years ago) and intellectual (read this). At a terrific conference on motherhood a year...
Feeling Vulnerable & Holding Things Close

Feeling Vulnerable & Holding Things Close

A few months ago, I wrote this blog post when I was feeling vulnerable about my impending child. After wanting him so fiercely for so many long years, the prospect of his arrival was completely freaking me out. To be expected, I suppose. Change is hard. A few weeks...