I met Martin Schoeller in May of 2012 when he took our photograph which ended up making it on the cover of Time.
I am thankful Martin and I have stayed in touch. He is is as kind and compassionate as he is talented.
Martin has been a huge supporter of the projects we have been working on in Ethiopia and South Africa, and offered to help out when we told him about the Mama Hope maternal health clinic … Keep Reading!!!
Time magazine just released the image for a new cover:
The image of a child crying, appearing to be bloodstained, and carried by a first responder has people outraged.
Responses range from:
“He’ll have to relive that Time and Time again. Poor Taste.”
“Time is exploiting a tragedy to make money.”
Why are children’s images so important in news? Because they capture the truth of the moment. Remember “Napalm Girl”? The iconic photo changed people’s perception of … Keep Reading!!!
I am so happy I can start using this blog as a true outlet again. I was waiting until my blog traffic died down and the community that remained was one with whom I was actively building relationships and healthy dialogue. I am so thankful that it has only taken a couple of months for that to happen.
This post and the one that will follow are going to be a bit of venting. In this post, I’m giving my … Keep Reading!!!
Well, I finally watched all the interviews I did the day the TIME cover was released. Brian said it was important for me to see. I can’t stand hearing a recording of my voice, so you can imagine how horrifying it was for me to hear audio accompanied by video! Being shell-shocked is not the best way to be interviewed, I’ve decided. Where was my Xanax when I needed it?
Here are my thoughts on what I just witnessed. Nothing … Keep Reading!!!
My name is Jamie Grumet and I am writing this post because one of my best friends is also the SEO and editing genius on this page and she has persuaded me with her grammatically accurate words to write this post for SEO purposes. I’ve succumbed to the pressure, so here we go-
I have been instructed to write my name, a lot. Jamie Grumet <— My name. This is so when people google “Jamie Grumet” my blog comes … Keep Reading!!!
I know it i has been awhile since I posted on here. I wanted to address my background story with the TIME cover, but not dwell on it.
Kellymom.com did a Q and A with the four mothers (myself included) that participated in the photo shoot. It explains what happened from our perspectives and is definitely worth a look:
You Asked. They Answered TIME’s AP Moms Take Your Questions
I believe that article says all I needed to say, so … Keep Reading!!!
Well, it’s been a crazy week.
Brian, Samuel, Aram and I are headed on a plane this morning back to New York!
Check out TIME Magazine’s website today, and be sure to check out the issue when it hits newsstands Friday.
Also…if you are around at 9AM Friday check out the Today Show!… Keep Reading!!!