The Art of Holding Back

Photo Credit: Craig GarnerLooking back, I'm not sure why I was so nervous....more

On This Valentine’s Day: Admit Your Affair (with the Wage Gap)

www.TheFeministBride.comOn this Valentine’s Day with great signs of affection, red roses and confectionary delights, ...more


At 15, my daughter is doing something I couldn’t do at her age.She is un-apologetically committed to being herself and it’s outright dangerous, in a world, that at every turn, demands she be like everybody else.  Her battle for originality has been hard fought, as she's had to deal with her share of tormentors who were so uncomfortable in their own skin that they couldn't rest until they saw her uncomfortable in hers. But as Tamar Braxton says, "She Won". ...more

Single Mom Budget Crisis

Month after month, it goes like this:...more
Yup except for the spousal support as I have never been married. Face palm.more

Amy Poehler and The Smart Girl Effect

Let's take a minute to talk about Amy Poehler. Amy is awesome not just because she had a successful run on Saturday Night Live, is keeping NBC alive with Parks and Rec and is half of the Amy and Tina comedy hour (just a dream of mine that I hope comes true)....more
Elaine Griffin  I need that reminder every day haha! Thanks for reading!more

You Don't Get to Tell Me Why I Do Things

Dear Jon from Babble who has a lot to say on feminism and selfies:You are wrong.Now, I know that as someone with a penis, hearing that you are wrong will make you flare up with anger for a split second, before you catch yourself and laugh it off with bravado, telling yourself that someone who thinks you could possibly be wrong obviously doesn't know anything....more

On Amy Glass, Stay-at-Home Moms, and Feminism: When Will We Stop Judging Each Other?

An article written by Amy Glass, "I Look Down On Young Women With Husbands And Kids And I’m Not Sorry," has been making the rounds as of late. She contends that those of us that choose marriage and a family over focusing solely on ourselves and our professional goals are "being applauded for doing nothing." ...more
After reading both articles, I clicked on the author's bio to see what's up.  She wrote both ...more

Jesus Recruits Sarah Silverman to Spread his Word on Abortion

How to like clothes, not hate yourself and what it all has to do with everything

How to like clothes, not hate yourself and what it all has to do with everything.originally posted on

Can you be a feminist wife?

 "Can you be a feminist wife?"...more
nopithyphrase  Thank you so much! And thanks for reading. My husband is a feminist too. So I'm ...more