Why I’m Joining the Women’s Fast for Families and Immigration Reform

I'm joining one hundred other women in Washington D.C. to fast for immigration reform. It's that important to me and many other women and families. ...more
I am so proud to see Women stand up for what they believe in! It makes me feel good to see that ...more

Sexual Assault AWARENESS Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and I want to do my bit by helping spread the word about some rape/sexual assault issues that everyone needs to know. For one thing, we have a fucking epidemic of guys not knowing they have raped someone....more
Good post. The more women speak out this month, the better. The statistics are horrendous. ...more

Do You Feel Safe as a Woman Riding Mass Transit?

Do you consider yourself safe when you ride mass transit? A recent article in The Atlantic indicates how women's safety in public transit may have more to do with financial access than the the hour a person waits for a ride home. Image Credit: Metropolitan Transportation Authority of the State of New York, via Flickr...more
I get nervous on the subway if I make eye contact with homeless people and the young thug ...more

My Kids Will Have a Magical Childhood (One That I Will Help Make Happen)

In Ms. ...more
magicandmayhem  great post! Our sentiments are the same for sure.more

Another Shooting at Fort Hood: Could Better Mental Health Care Have Prevented It?

There was another shooting at Fort Hood in Texas yesterday. Four people, including the shooter, are dead and 16 more are wounded. “Scott and White Memorial Hospital in nearby Temple, Tex., said it had received eight patients and expected one more. Three victims were in critical condition, and five others were expected to be upgraded from serious to fair condition overnight. The injuries included gunshot wounds to the abdomen, chest and neck.”...more
I think it's a little early for suppositions regarding this story. He "self reported" a TBI ...more

#Not4Sale: How a Group of Native American Women Are Speaking Out Against Buying Silence

Think Native mascots are harmless? Here's my experience and why I'm telling Dan Snyder we're #Not4Sale....more
AdamTSchro BeardownBureau they've already started to go after the Cleveland Indians & the ...more

A to Z Challenge: On Air BnB


A Few Thoughts on: Education, Gwyneth Paltrow and World Vision

Things were very quiet here on the blog last week.  I was around but, I was quite crazy from a lack of sleep due to my 7 - year - old's month-long bout with insomnia.  As you can imagine, when your child can't get to sleep or stay asleep, you don't get to sleep much either.  Some nights we slept a total of two hours and by last week it had all caught up with me.  I was pretty much incapable of carrying on a conversation for longer than five minutes so, obviously writing blog posts was out of the question. ...more

Gwyneth Doesn't Relate to the 'Average' Mom - but She Doesn't Have To

(Credit Image: © TLeopold/Globe Photos/ZUMAPRESS.com) ...more

Possible Site of Missing MH370?

There is a tiny island approximatley 2,000 miles due West of Perth Australia called the LLE AMSTERDAM.  On the very NorthWest corner of the island, there is an unusual looking mark that could possibly be the site of MH370....more