The tracks of Hillary’s tears


I have to confess that whenever I consider writing about the presidential campaign, I get nervous. I’m worried that my ignorance will show itself, that I’ll get some detail terribly wrong and my readers will sniff, “Excuse me, Ms. Bradley, but if you read a newspaper or knew how to turn on a television you’d […]


Start 2008 off right


Happy new year! And oh, Wonderland readers, I mean that literally. I demand that you have a happy new year. But how? Here are a few news tidbits that will, I hope, help you find your answers. Have a happy marriage It turns out that even if your work is crap, a happy marriage will […]


The year in Wonderland!


Ah, 2007. Remember that year? With the thing, and the guy? Over there? It seems like yesterday, I tell you. In honor of the past year, and also that my brain is still so addlepated from the holiday festivities that I can barely tie my shoes, much less read a paper, I give you a […]


Finally, a study that doesn’t indict working mothers


Are you a full-time working mom? If so, good news: you are not filled with regret. Congratulations! As reported in this BBC article, “Mothers ‘are happier’ having job”, a UK research group studied almost 4,000 couples over the course of seven years. The survey yielded some interesting findings, the headline-making one being that working mothers […]


Teen pregnancies on the rise


The teen birth rate has risen for the first time in 14 years, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. On average the percentage jumped 3 percent from 2005 to 2006; the rise was highest in black teens—a whopping five percent. As if this weren’t troubling enough, last month the CDC released […]


Women! Stop upsetting the Internet with your breastfeeding!


As you may have heard, the League of Maternal Justice put a breastfeeding video up on YouTube, and the video was taken down. Not just flagged, like so many “inappropriate” videos are. Taken down. The video was a tender slideshow of babies nursing. Such filth! Can you imagine such a thing! This is getting to […]

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