Devious Maids and Modern Fertility

  Devious Maids is primarily a fluffy show, but it has prompted viewers to consider some serious social and bioethical issues, including surrogacy and egg donation. And the characters who reminded us to check our moral compasses were none other than the show’s admirable maids. The one-percenters who own the homes cleaned by the show’s … Continue reading

Tea and Tissues

My world is about to be rocked, and the funny thing is, I didn’t even see it coming. I knew things would change when Lila started preschool this fall, but I’m only just starting to realize how much. One recent evening, I found myself sitting in the tastefully decorated living room of two current preschool … Continue reading