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BlogHer Voice of the Week: Postpartum Progress

Katherine Stone's post starts much like any mother writing about watching her eight-year-old learn to navigate school-yard politics: ...more

i'm so happy katherine's being recognized for her amazing work and her unafraid and unabashed ... more

All-White Steppers Win First Place: Black Community in Uproar

When an all-white sorority wins first place in an otherwise all-black step show, all hell breaks loose. Black people, young and old, are up in arms! Many feel that the black community has lost something -- "given it away" or "sold it" to mainstream America, while others see the infiltration as a wake-up call and a challenge. Most, however, recognize it as the beginning of the end to a black tradition once infused with history and culture. ...more

I shouldn't have written a response on an inflammatory issue so soon after reading all the ... more

All-White Steppers Win First Place: Black Community in Uproar

When an all-white sorority wins first place in an otherwise all-black step show, all hell breaks loose. Black people, young and old, are up in arms! Many feel that the black community has lost something -- "given it away" or "sold it" to mainstream America, while others see the infiltration as a wake-up call and a challenge. Most, however, recognize it as the beginning of the end to a black tradition once infused with history and culture. ...more

I appreciated the post, although I didn't necessarily agree with everything you said. As has ... more

Women's History Month: Writing Our Own Stories Word by Word

Who have you told your story to? Have you written it down? Have you published it? Have you sat across a table from someone and told it to someone? These questions have been swirling around in my head since I found out that the theme of this year's National Women's History Month is "Writing Women Back Into History." ...more

Thanks for the great post...it really inspired me to get back to basics and start writing and ... more

How Does A Mom With Postpartum Depression Get Help When She Can't Even Brush Her Teeth?

In previous posts on BlogHer, I've shared a list of symptoms of postpartum depression and anxiety, told you the key things you need to know about these and related illnesses, and connected you to a wide variety of resources to help you get better.  ...more

I've suffered from clinical and postpartum depression with both of my children, and I've ... more

Fighting Depression While Raising Children: It Takes An (Online) Village

I've said it here before and I'll say it again: in my darkest, most troubled, most difficult moments, the Internet has saved my life. Sure, my doctor and my psychiatrist and my Ativan prescription were all some help in keeping my head above water when the waves of post-partum depression crashed and pounded over me, but really, it was the presence of a community of women who were speaking truth to power about the reality of post-partum depression that kept me afloat....more

Love that entry on Dooce. She says it so well, and so honestly. Even though I've never felt ... more

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