Christine O'Donnell, Krystal Ball: Sexism and the Midterm Elections

The highest-profile attacks against women candidates were directed toward Krystal Ball, who was running for the U.S. House of Representatives in Virginia’s first district, and Sarah Palin protege Christine O’Donnell, who was running for the U.S. Senate in Delaware. Both women lost by pretty large margins after some of the most talked-about photos of the election cycle surfaced. ...more

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Women are always playing defense. Calling this out is very important. ...more

Why I'm Choosing to Ignore the Actions of Meg Whitman's Sons (Mostly)

While some mistakes children make may be a direct response to something their parents did, most of the time, once they are adults, it has nothing to do with us. Right? I’ve been wondering this question both as a mother and as a California resident who has been watching very closely the heated gubernatorial race that has entered its home stretch. Meg Whitman, former CEO of eBay and one candidate in the race, has been plagued with some extra baggage during this campaign, the heaviest coming from her own two sons, Will and Griff Harsh. ...more

More than just how a child is mothered contributes to how kids turn out. Fathered, society, ...more

Name It. Change It. Helps Call Out Misogyny In the Media

Though it’s not exactly a new statistic, it still surprises many people when they hear that the United States ranks 86th in the world when it comes to the number of women in Congress.  Over half of America's pop ...more

When it comes to women in office, yes, damned if they do have kids because of the sexist ...more

(VIDEO) Sarah Palin and Christine O'Donnell: Two Peas in a Pod?

If you feel like you've been seeing a bit more of Sarah Palin these days, don't be confused -- you may just be catching the newest Tea Party darling, Christine O’Donnell. ...more

I noticed the similarities too. Very difficult for politicians to copy the style of someone else ...more

I No Longer Speak English

Though I guess I can still write in English, as evident by this blog post....more

My New Label: ADD Mom

 Tomorrow my son begins first grade. I am of course filled with a myriad of emotions watching my first born take yet another step away from me being my baby, but on top of the normal jitters and excitement that surrounds the start of a new school year, this year I find myself battling emotions and fears that are a little more complex. Over the summer my son was diagnosed with ADD. ...more

Hi! Im Meghan

Hey all! Have finally joined BlogHer and am looking forward to getting to know the community here! :-) I'm a mom of two (6 & 4) and have been blogging for close to 2 years now, and am trying to make a living at it.. ...more