6 Things Besides the Environment I Started Caring More About After Having Kids.

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Having children changed me, even without my meaning for this to happen. I hang out with two little kids all day long, and it’s impossible for this not to shape me. I care more about some things than ever before—ingredients in store-bought foods, public schools and education—and I care a lot less about other things. […]

I Want to Live in a World Where Breasts Are so Normal They’re Boring.

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Breasts are utilitarian. I realized this after giving birth and beginning to breastfeed my baby. This realization was, I can almost guarantee, not a unique experience for a woman…with breasts…who decides to feed her newborn. And, for a little while, my breasts were more than newly discovered nourishment for life. They were two parts of […]