Join Us NOW! We Can Make Life Work: For Everyone. For Every Family.

Do you ever feel like your job is taking over your life? Or keeping you from living your life? Feel like you're missing major family events, or making challenging choices when it comes to caregiving for either the young or the elderly in your family because of work commitments? ...more

Stories and Photos That Show What Racism in the U.S. Looks (and Feels) Like

Sixteen days after he was shot to death in Ferguson, Missouri, thousands of mourners packed the church for Michael Brown's funeral, while thousands more watched online. ...more
sgamer0425 Shellireads  Hi, Sarah. I agree with you 100% that racism is vile and disgusting. ...more

She’s White. I’m Black. And We Marched in Ferguson Together

Editor's note: Danyelle Little and Janice Person are St. Louis neighbors and friends who traveled to Ferguson, Missouri together earlier this week. In this post, Danyelle tells her story first, and then Janice follows with her story. DANYELLE LITTLE: YOU'LL FIND ME THERE ...more
I am most frustrated with the media! They portray this as a war zone, when you have shown it as ...more

An Unexpected Thank You Letter

Hello Sunshine! I know it’s been a while since I have posted, I have had some severe migraines & I am afraid they have really impaired me from doing too much. My apologies for not keeping up with you....more

I Don't Want to Be a Humor Blogger

I have been writing, off and on, ever since high school. Even then I realized there was a major deficit in my work--I'm not funny, at least on paper.  In my high school  journalism class I was supposed to write a humor piece--it fell flat.  Same thing in my college writing classes. Jokes, gag lines, funny stories, even those I had successfully told in person, died on paper.  My plays were all dramas, my poems were all tragedies....more

Join Us NOW! We Can Make Life Work: For Everyone. For Every Family.

Do you ever feel like your job is taking over your life? Or keeping you from living your life? Feel like you're missing major family events, or making challenging choices when it comes to caregiving for either the young or the elderly in your family because of work commitments? ...more

And the Winner is ... (The Emmy Awards - beyond TV)

The 66th Emmy Awards ceremony is now complete.  But why should people of television have all the fun?  Shouldn't we all be presenting and receiving awards on a regular basis?  By the end of this post, I think you will agree!...more

Stories and Photos That Show What Racism in the U.S. Looks (and Feels) Like

Sixteen days after he was shot to death in Ferguson, Missouri, thousands of mourners packed the church for Michael Brown's funeral, while thousands more watched online. ...more
sgamer0425 Shellireads  Hi, Sarah. I agree with you 100% that racism is vile and disgusting. ...more

She’s White. I’m Black. And We Marched in Ferguson Together

Editor's note: Danyelle Little and Janice Person are St. Louis neighbors and friends who traveled to Ferguson, Missouri together earlier this week. In this post, Danyelle tells her story first, and then Janice follows with her story. DANYELLE LITTLE: YOU'LL FIND ME THERE ...more
I am most frustrated with the media! They portray this as a war zone, when you have shown it as ...more

Let's talk!

 When I was a kid, sometimes my mom would overhear me asking friends, family, (people I just met), very personal questions....more

Speak Out For Ferguson

Everyone needs to speak out for Ferguson. ...more

THE REAL ART OF LIVING A COMPLETE LIFE - AIM TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THIS WORLD - JUST A LITTLE THOUGHT

Hello ! I started my day by surfing images of handsome Hollywodd celebrities holding cute pets . It was definitely a terrific thing to do early in the morning . And then I did some studying , and later on I just came across an article about Angelina Jolie' political moments , and about all her efforts to provide education , to banish child abuse and child slavery and so on . I literally got goosebumps . She is undoubtedly one hell of a powerful woman , and I was just so happy and proud to be  sharing this world with a woman like her ....more

Follow These BlogHers Who Are Writing About Ferguson

Since Aug. 9, we've watched Ferguson, Missouri, go from little-known suburb of St. Louis to the scene of a police shooting of an unarmed black teenager named Michael Brown to the scene of daily protests and a flashpoint for a national discussion of racist systems in police and government, and how to respond to civil unrest. Follow these BlogHers for important commentary and analysis of the events in Ferguson. ...more
I want to say that I am saddened and disappointed in BlogHer over the last week. Many stories ...more