Tag Archives: support

What Is Community?

By MJ Ali July is Community Month here at Co-Op Web, and my question to everyone (including myself) is: What is community to you? For me, community means interconnectedness and support. As a child, community meant neighbors had our backs, and we had theirs. We belonged to groups that extended beyond their subject matter, forming […]

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Secret Moms Club

By Shannon E. Franklin When my son was around eight weeks old, I had to go to a site visit and committee meeting for an event in which I was volunteering. It was the first time I’d left the house without my baby, but it was also the first time I realized the significance (or […]

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Is Communal Living Making a Comeback?

By Ana Lewis Recently, my father-in-law has resided more often in the hospital than in his own home, which is two doors away from us. It’s been a hardship on the family, as well as on him. And now, we worry about his wife, my mother-in-law. My husband and his siblings have been very present […]

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