As we’ve seen many times, there are a multitude of opinions and experiences having to do with the WIC program. A couple years back, an anonymous brave cashier shared her perspective with me, and she let me share it on my blog. Needless to say, the post received (and continues to receive) quite a bit of mixed feedback.
Today, I’m bringing you another anonymous checker’s perspective, quite a bit different from the last one. Enjoy! continue reading »
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In an effort to provide a safer, nicer, more friendly environment in this blog to talk about issues related to WIC, I’ve been trying to moderate the discussion going on in the comment section. I’ve only been doing this for a week so far, but it’s tough work! continue reading »
I’ve decided to change the way I moderate comments. I used to approve just about anyone, saying just about anything. I guess when I started out blogging, I was just happy to get a few comments, and I didn’t care as much about the tone or content of the comments. I have pretty thick skin.
But that’s not conducive to the kind of community I want to be a part of now. continue reading »
I just read a beautiful post written to WIC moms, by a WIC mom. It’s exactly the kind of thing I wish I wrote more on my own blog. We all need a good deal of encouragement. Be encouraged. continue reading »
I’ve asked myself this question. A lot. Just as I’m sure anyone who has ever received government assistance has asked themselves this question. And if you’re on some kind of government assistance (and even if you’re not…) and haven’t asked yourself this question lately, maybe you should. Because it’s a good question to not only ask yourself, but to wrestle with, and to come to some sort of conclusion on.
I’ve wrestled with it. And I’ve concluded that no, I am not and should not be ashamed to be on government assistance. continue reading »