#BlogHer14: Inspiration to keep blogging--even if the field is saturated

"'No' can mean 'not yet.' Take it that way!" -Teneshia Jackson-Warren.  Teneshia Jackson-Warren's opening keynote to BlogHer14 in San Jose kicked off the conference with a tone that persisted throughout the weekend: You can do this! And you should. ...more
VSBlogs Love the message to keep blogging "because we need more women's voices out there, not fewer"more

via MomsRising:Demand the NRA & Congress Stop Blocking Commonsense Gun Regulations That Protect Us All

Posting on behalf of Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner, CEO of MomsRising.org:We are beyond heartbroken as we think of the kindergarteners and others that died today in Connecticut. Today is the 3rd day this week when there's been a mass shooting in our nation.We are parents.  Many NRA members are parents.  And none of us want to live in a nation where children are gunned down.  #Todayistheday for the NRA and for Congress to step up and start proposing laws that protect children and all people....more

Denied! Stand up for stay at home moms, dads, caregivers

This post is by Ashley Boyd of MomsRising.org. It generated some great conversations via Twitter and Facebook, so we wanted to share with our networks and hear your thoughts too.Denied. That’s the response Holly McCall of Virginia received when she recently applied for a credit card. ...more

what I'm doing while they're growing

It's a good question, really. What am I doing to grow and change as a mom while the kids are growing and changing?  There are tons of parenting resources for when they're babies.  (Not that I really was an evangelist for any of them-- I was very quickly skeptical of any book that deemed itself to be The Answer and ended up flexing around a bunch of self-made and online-mama-tested strategies that end up suspiciously sounding like path-of-least-resistance attachment-ish parenting.) And that makes sense....more

MomsRising.org Just Got Kicked Out of Palin's DC Office

(x-posted at DailyKos) ...more