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Kim Kinzie
Kim Kinzie

Kim Fogarty Kinzie is a former prosecutor turned writer. After many years arguing in court, Kinzie opted for a kinder, gentler career writing training manuals for cops and lawyers, the most popular being the one and only “Massachusetts Prosecutors Guide: Operating Under the Influence.” Now she is a stay-at-home mom of two young boys and a regular contributor for Motif as of March 2013. She recently published her first novel, Conscious Unparenting™: Our 1970’s Spin on Modern-Day Motherhood, which she co-authored with a childhood friend. Her book seeks to start a parenting movement that’s less kid-centric, more parent friendly. She and her co-author blog about their movement, and all things retro-parenting at www.consciousunparenting.com.

Humanity Prevails: Local woman lives her truth by heading to the border

The Trump presidency has been making me feel appreciative, as I see examples of people speaking out against injustice, engaging in activism and prioritizing actions consistent with their values. We’re seeing the best of us, from local and state institutions down to the individual, particularly with how we treat immigrants. Take, for example, my friend […]

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All Are Welcome: PVD continues to declare itself a sanctuary city

Rhode Island has been a sanctuary state since 2014, when then-Governor Lincoln Chafee made the official declaration. If you Google the words “Providence Sanctuary City,” you’ll see a host of conflicting information, but this is mostly based on how one defines a sanctuary city. If, like Trump, you define it as a place that harbors […]

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Old Dog, New Tricks:  White Dog Distilling Makes a Mean Moonshine (and Whiskey, and Rum and Gin)

Carlo Catucci didn’t set out to start a distillery, he was just a guy looking for a hobby. Five years ago, when everyone else was brewing beer at home, Carlo wanted to try something different:  making his own spirits. He started out with vodka then moved on to whiskey and bourbon, finding that, with a little […]

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