10 Things You Need to Stop Saying to Gay Parents

So I have read a few funny posts lately about "if Latinos said the things white people say" and if "Asians said the things white people say." Also, things you shouldn't say to a lesbian or a gay dad, and I decided to add my own list of things you shouldn't say to people. Specifically gay people. Even more specifically gay parents....more
Awesome list! I am not a gay parent but the headline caught my eye because I wanted to check, ... more

Sochi 2014: 6 Olympics Party Ideas

The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, are almost here, and it is time to celebrate this world-wide event and learn at the same time. Having a party, no matter how big or small, can be really fun for the entire family. Using food, drink, decorations, and your own games can teach the entire family about the Olympics, sporting events, geography, and world cultures. Let's get started!...more
Panning The Globe  That is cool to make your grandma's recipe too! Glad you enjoyed the other ideas! more

Sochi 2014: 6 Olympics Party Ideas

The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, are almost here, and it is time to celebrate this world-wide event and learn at the same time. Having a party, no matter how big or small, can be really fun for the entire family. Using food, drink, decorations, and your own games can teach the entire family about the Olympics, sporting events, geography, and world cultures. Let's get started!...more
Karen Goodman  I agree Karen. I remember watching it, especially the winter games, as a kid and ... more

Sochi 2014: 6 Olympics Party Ideas

The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, are almost here, and it is time to celebrate this world-wide event and learn at the same time. Having a party, no matter how big or small, can be really fun for the entire family. Using food, drink, decorations, and your own games can teach the entire family about the Olympics, sporting events, geography, and world cultures. Let's get started!...more
SensiblySara  Thanks Sara! more

Sochi 2014: 6 Olympics Party Ideas

The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, are almost here, and it is time to celebrate this world-wide event and learn at the same time. Having a party, no matter how big or small, can be really fun for the entire family. Using food, drink, decorations, and your own games can teach the entire family about the Olympics, sporting events, geography, and world cultures. Let's get started!...more
TheOnlineMom  Yes, I know my geography knowledge is not so hot! I love learning at times like ... more

Phil Robertson can say what he wants but must accept consequences

The big Phil Robertson of Duck Dynasty controversy has been stirring around my head since I heard about it yesterday. Hubby and I talked about it a bit last night at dinner too and Hubby, a huge fan of Duck Dynasty, has been posting about it on his Facebook page, a lot. While he and I agree on some of this topic, we disagree on others. It is a touchy subject for us....more
Only-Mama Thank you! more

Duck Dynasty: I'm Against Homophobia But Support Free Speech

[Editor's Note: Editor's Note: BlogHer is nonpartisan, but our members have a variety of opinions. For another viewpoint on Phil Robertson's suspension, read iamwoman2013's post Why I Think A&E is Unfairly Punishing Duck Dynasty's Phil Robertson for His Anti-Gay Remarks.] "I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it" - Evelyn Beatrice Hall...more
I agree with you and wrote a very similar post. Freedom of speech is a wonderful thing, but it ... more

Moms with Postpartum Depression Don't Kill People

It doesn’t matter who she is, what her history is, or how old her child is.  If a mother commits a crime or does harm, postpartum depression will be mentioned within minutes. Not 24 hours after Connecticut mother Miriam Carey showed up in DC in her black Infiniti and started ramming barriers at the White House and U.S. Capitol, PPD initially was named as the cause. ...more
Great post - thank you! I don't have any experience with PPD, but I do have a husband and son ... more

Your Kid's Peanut Allergy is an Inconvenience

My oldest son came home from his first week of kindergarten with a letter stating that peanuts and peanut products were not allowed at school. What? He has eaten peanut butter sandwiches every day for years. What am I going to send for MY kid for lunch? He also loves peanut butter chocolate chip granola bars for snacks. What am I going to send for MY kid for a snack? What about MY kid? ...more
@claremontwhistleblow I think when there is an allergy to something that is severe, like many ... more

Your Kid's Peanut Allergy is an Inconvenience

My oldest son came home from his first week of kindergarten with a letter stating that peanuts and peanut products were not allowed at school. What? He has eaten peanut butter sandwiches every day for years. What am I going to send for MY kid for lunch? He also loves peanut butter chocolate chip granola bars for snacks. What am I going to send for MY kid for a snack? What about MY kid? ...more
If we could just get more people to think like this - what if it were YOUR child - things would ... more
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