What made you stop reading?

My son and I are at the bookstore. He is super excited. He has been dragged around on chores with me all day: Car wash, food shopping, photo pickup, department stores and several other places. As a reward for his super helpful behavior, I told him that I would purchase him the book we are missing from his Magic Tree House series. At the bookstore counter, he proceeds to tell the check out clerk:...more

Put your phone down and parent

My son is sitting on my lap as I write this post. He is watching the way my fingers move across the keyboard and he is reading the words as I type them. I try very hard to not use my phone too much in front of my son. Yes, it is very rewarding when it is my turn in a game, or I get a text message from a friend. But, he is my son, and he is much more rewarding to interact with than anything that pops up on that little screen....more

Sex Negativity – Just Say NO To Sensationalized Media

If you follow me on twitter, you probably saw a smattering of angry tweets recently pop up in your feed in response to a Womens Health Mag article (originally posted on ...more

Dear Men's Magazines: Feminism is Not a Commodity

We’ll start off with my husband. He’s a Marine, so he gets his hair cut a lot. Like, a lot. Ever the diligent sidekick, I invariably end up tramping along to various barber shops on a weekly basis, sitting and sifting my way through the stacks of dog-eared magazines because I am, apparently, too old to play with Legos....more
RachelintheOC you and i should fight over this article; it might be fun. #freemarketsmore

How To Get More Social Media Followers

One of the most frequently asked questions amongst fellow bloggers, is how to get more social media followers when you're on a low to no budget and can't afford advertising or marketing. Many people believe in the old Field Of Dreams adage, "If you build it, they will come." This is unfortunately only true for a tiny percentage of users....more

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I agree with your general premise that he's crass and entertaining which temporarily lifts his ...more

Modern Day McCarthyism: Thoughts on Cecil the Lion and Dr. Walter Palmer

This week, the Internet blew up in justifiable outrage over Minnesota dentist Dr. Walter Palmer's killing of a beautiful and beloved lion in Zimbabwe named, Cecil, in what is called a "canned hunt". Dr....more
FloatOnYourLove I'd agree with this if there were any legal repercussions toward #WalterPalmer. ...more

Sorry Hashtag I am not a journalist

Well, I bet you are thoroughly confused by my title since if you have been on my twitter feed or googled me you may have seen where the publications have posted 'my writings'. I did not write one word of actual article. Hashtag Sorry I am not a journalist when someone puts me in their paper.li feed which is like Bloglovin except it has the word paper in it. ...more

Media vs. Me

Any media is good media? No, I don't believe that statement is at all true. Everything I identify myself as, has been getting a lot of media attention lately and not the good kind....more

The battle I choose not to fight

I've spent the better part of my life feeling inadequate.My efforts always fell short of expectations, my potential was always three steps ahead. And that's not all....more