OM Editions founders Orianna and Patricia Morrison explain how the pandemic reshaped our sense of style—and home.
In Defense of the Disney Princess
After banning Disney from her home, a mother discovers that playing princess might teach her daughter leadership skills after all.
Poetry: For My Mother by Erin Mansur-Smith
Erin Mansur-Smith received her MFA in Dramatic Writing from Ohio University after working for the National Domestic Violence hotline and a literacy program with AmeriCorps. She started losing her hearing as a child and is now profoundly, and proudly, deaf.
The Little Girl & The Single Mom: “The Little Prince” in the 21st Century
“The Little Prince” became a phenomenon for good reason: It reminds us how strange the “grown up” world is while articulating simple truths about friendship, love, and distance.
Catherine Hernandez Is a Well-Spring of Body Wisdom
Each of us has one body to travel through this world in and, unfortunately, many of us have not been taught to love these bodies. Catherine Hernandez feels that we can learn to love our bodies just as they are and that 2017 is a great time to start.
Poem: The Itch by Kiyomi Dong
Kiyomi Dong is a Brooklyn-based poet and writer hailing from Oahu, Hawaii. Her poetry has appeared in Hanging Loose Magazine #98 and #105.
The Burning Season
Uncertain if she should stay close to home, Minoru goes off to work for a nonprofit in Thailand to pursue her passion: train with professional Muay Thai fighters who themselves are fighting for stronger bodies and a chance to escape poverty.
Big Edie’s House of Romance and Ghosts
Immortalized in the documentary “Grey Gardens,” Big and Little Edie Beale, aunt and cousin of Jackie Kennedy Onassis, were a memorable mother-daughter pair.
The First Woman to Photograph a Cover of Rolling Stone
Linda McCartney, a photographer since the mid-1960s and mother of Mary McCartney, was the first woman to photograph a cover of Rolling Stone.
Why is “Mother Nature” a Woman?
A recurring character that transcends cultures, Mother Nature personifies the nurturing and replenishing qualities of the natural world.
The Luxury of Supporting Myself
For my mother and grandmother, going to work each day and coming home with a paycheck was not an option.
The Strangest Thing
The kicks and punches became so frequent that I couldn’t remember what it was like not to have a burgeoning person inside me.
Let Virtue Be Your Guide by Frances F. Denny
My Mother’s Hands & Floral Patterns, from the series Let Virtue Be Your Guide, 2014.
Outside the Home
Artist Dot Vile works in textiles with the delicacy of a surgeon with a scalpel, weaving a narrative out of construction materials and cloth that captures the combination, and often juxtaposition, of the male-female dynamic.