Category: Guest Feature

Article Featured by ScaryMommy: People Are More Supportive Of Public Nursing Than It Seems
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September 15, 2019November 24, 2019

Miss Emily Celebrates Blog

I was happy to report my pleasant experiences in an article featured by ScaryMommy here: The Surprising Thing I Learned Nursing In Public I have seen SO many posts and heard countless stories of people being jerks to breastfeeding mothers, shaming, glaring, shouting … online. Which is shitty and it should not happen, but I can testify...

‘Seriously, Stop With the Shushing’ article featured by Kveller
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August 15, 2018December 16, 2019

‘Seriously, Stop With the Shushing’ article featured by Kveller

Welcoming others, along with the noises they may make, is an easy call to action. There is no money required, no board approval to petition. All you have to do is stop with any and all attempts to control other people’s behavior in synagogue that are anything less than entirely respectful, kind, and supportive. (Except, of course, your own family members — in that case, rule them however you see fit, and good luck!). As my toddler would say: “You worry about your own self.”