Sarah Sahagian
Sarah is a doctoral student at York, member of
and has an edited book collection on motherhood coming out with Demeter Press next year.

Blog Entries by Sarah Sahagian

Don't Blame Adam Lanza's Mother

(41) Comments | Posted December 19, 2012 | 4:18 PM

We're still reeling from the Newtown murders. But pain and shock don't justify generalizations about mental illness, and neither do they justify more mother-blaming.

Yes, it's ridiculous and dangerous to teach one's kids to shoot assault rifles. Yes, Mama Lanza did that. Yes, apparently she was a "prepper," ready and...

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Why Blame an Innocent Mother for Her Children's Murder?

(11) Comments | Posted November 28, 2012 | 12:30 PM

On October 25, 2012, in Manhattan, Marina Krim returned from taking her three-year-old daughter to the pool, to find her other two children -- Lucia (6) and Leo (2) -- stabbed to death in the bathtub of the family apartment in the Upper West Side. The family nanny...

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