Now, before you get your panties in a bunch, I am not against mom bloggers. I am a mom blogger myself and blog almost everyday at www.thismamasays.com. I created this entire web site based off some content I had read online about how “unethical” mom bloggers are becoming.
It’s been 100 years since March 8th was designated International Women’s Day, and women worldwide have yet to achieve the equality they envisioned so long ago. In times of war, they are still the primary targets of systematic rape, torture, displacement and pillaging....more
I just saw a story on ”Sunday Morning” about the man who founded Tom’s Shoes. His name isn’t Tom, it’s Blake Mycoskie. ”Tom’s” stands for “shoes for tomorrow.” Cameras followed Blake while he gave children their first-ever pair of shoes. I’ve always loved watching a man tie shoes for a child, and today’s show explained how that simple act represents much more.
This past weekend, thousands of conservatives descended on the Marriott in Washington, D.C. for the annual CPAC (Conservative Political Action Conference). Ten thousand conservatives, to be exact. From all corners of the country. In one place. To meet each other.Sounds terrifying, right? Well, trust me. It is. And I'm conservative....more
I’ve worried for a long time about animals in captivity being forced to perform. It feels morally wrong. This time, the whale killing the trainer decided it for me. I’ve also been increasingly uncomfortable at zoos. Now I believe we shouldn’t have them....more
I wanted to really get to this topic. I myself, have been a victim of "comment bashing". When I wan on twitter the other night, I noticed I wasn't the only mom blogger that this was happening to. It is a crucial issue that needs to be resolved. While there's nothing we can do about these harassing comments, we all need to get along and stop the bickering from one social media mom to another.I am not sure if any of you out there have been a victim of comment harassment, but it's time for this nonsense bullying to stop.*From one social media mom to another*...more
Recently, I google blog searched the term feminism. I decided to this after looking for feminist perspectives on a specific topic that I planned to write about. When I put in various search terms and included the word feminism or feminist, many blogs spewing vitriol about the horrible things that feminists have done to what was otherwise a perfect world came up. I thought a search on just the word feminism might prove illustrative. Oh, how right my hunch was!