[VIDEO] Finding Strength in Community From a Slice of Peanut Butter Pie

When I heard the news, I was in a state of shock. I knew I wasn't the only one because the food blogging community instantly expressed their piercing pain on Twitter and Facebook. My friend Jennifer Perillo's heart shattered in a million pieces and the aftershocks of her pain were felt all over the online world. After 18 loving years together and two beautiful daughters to add to their solid foundation of love, her husband Mikey died from a sudden heart attack. ...more
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A Tale of Two Mothers

Lately you can't turn the channel or scan a newspaper without mention of Nadya Suleman, the now infamous octuplet mom. This past Sunday's New York Times style section featured an article about the backlash of raising large families. The issue most talked about in my mom circle is not the quantity if children, but rather the quality of their mother. This is a woman whose own mother has admitted she has emotional issues that compelled her to give birth to 14 children —all through IVF. Unlike the women who struggle to conceive at all or the ...more