Ode to Quesadillas

  I can pretty much put leftovers in a quesadilla and they’re going to be awesome. We eat a lot of things in tortillas that are quesadilla-ish because 1) tortillas are cheap; 2. versatile; 3. free with WIC (not that we get WIC anymore but it was a perk. And seriously…get creative. I wasn’t kidding…

Stephen Colbert on the government “slimdown”

Yeah. Some states are still funding their WIC programs and everyone will be seen during the government shut down as usual and checks will be issued normally. Other WIC programs are closed but WIC staff have made sure their answering service gives emergency numbers for women who may be out of formula or other food….

Review: Food Stamped

Originally posted January 7th, 2013 on crazy dumbsaint of the mind and edited for clarity & additional thoughts Food Stamped documents Shira & Yoav Potash’s challenge to feed themselves on a food stamp budget. This has been on my To Watch list since it came out but my library just got a copy of it last week. I was…

Teach Me How To Breast Feed [VIDEO]

Urban Matriarch made this awesome video, inspired by women she has helped breastfeed and her own breastfeeding experience. I want to just say a few things about breastfeeding and formula to make it totally clear what my intentions are here, now and in future blog posts. I am a “lactivist”. I support and encourage breastfeeding. I’ve…