Social Media Faux Pas: Defamation Lawsuits

Exposed ...more

Washington state repealed its archaic criminal libel statutes in 2009; defamation (libel and ...more

Helping Japan

In the coming days, weeks and months, Japan is going to need our help. The 8.9 earthquake and following tsunami and aftershocks ravaged the area killing tens of thousands. Men, women and children, are lost, homeless, hurt, and scared.  Meanwhile, workers continue to contain the nuclear power plants in the area. Please, take a moment today and think of Japan and its people....more

For the love of all things holy, AP moms, please help me.

I'm going to try to be coherent, but I haven't gotten more than a couple hours of sleep in a long time, and last night Zofia never let me go to bed. Night time has never been an easy time for me as a parent. My kids rule me. I have always co-slept with my 3 year old and still do even now that Zofia, 7 months, is here. I tried having her in the same room with us and she just didn't sleep. The ladies fed off eachother's energy and just stayed awake, so I put Zofia in her crib in her own room and she slept much better. Until now. ...more

I support peace.


Musing from a black woman: Barack Obama = African American


I think the discriminations the Italians and Irish got is probably similar to what we see ...more

Attachment parenting works for us & announcements from API

As many of you know, I'm a big advocate of attachment parenting. I've seen the benefits of raising my children according to AP principles such as breastfeeding (feeding with love), baby wearing, responsive nighttime parenting, gentle discipline, etc. My husband Jody and I didn't start out the road to parenting set on AP, it just kind of happened. ...more

What is it good for?

Hope's War (first discovered by me through Showtime's Black Filmmaker Showcase in 2006). ~ Returning U.S. troops suffer hearing loss in record numbers, By Chelsea J. Carter, AP via Yahoo! News. ...more