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Lost Baby

Lost baby. No crying. You're lost to me. Helpless, my only option to carry on. 4 years ago today, I lost my world as I knew it and what was to become of it. My life was shattered into a million pieces and scattered to the wind, blown around the universe like a zillion tiny particles [...]

Lemonade

Watch the entire Lemonade album. Beyonce has something to say and she is saying it, no holds barred. I love how raw and real Lemonade is. She has put to film and lyrics the female condition. Leave your thoughts in the comments. Let's discuss. https://www.facebook.com/Beyonceup/videos/705294692944367/

By |April 26th, 2016|Categories: Raising Girls, Women's Issues|Tags: , |0 Comments

How Donald Trump will Destroy America for our Children

I wanted to write a lighthearted Saint Patrick’s Day post today but Donald Trump has me terrified. It has nothing to do with being a Republican or a Democrat; it’s him, as a person. I am a Political Scientist by degree, I’m not sure many of you know that about me. Politics are my jam. [...]

A Mom’s Guide to Surviving Daylight Savings Time DST

As someone who has a broken internal clock, I never understood what the big deal about surviving daylight savings time (DST) was all about. It had no effect on me. I function on 4 hours of sleep, doesn’t matter when I get that sleep. I had myself convinced that Daylight savings time was a myth and my [...]

The Gynecological Misadventure of a Millennial -ish Mom

A gynecological misadventure is never fun, especially when they involve surprises and words like fibroids, pregnancy, menopause, miscarriage and mammogram all in the same visit. Last week, I had my "yearly" exam and mammogram because women's reproductive health is my jam. And, I discovered the meaning of life or at least solved one of life's great mysteries, why [...]

Parents who Send Sick Kids to School You’re the Worst

Do not send sick kids to school! I repeat, do not do it! I recently read an article in which a parent was asking that schools police children’s health and punish those parents who send their sick children to school. If you wake up and your kid has a 104 degree temperature or is actively [...]

By |February 17th, 2016|Categories: Parenting|Tags: , , |0 Comments

They Wanted Better For Us

This is part of a sponsored campaign with DiMe Media and Coca-Cola however, all opinions expressed about the importance of education are my own. Since I was a tiny little girl of an immigrant father, I was taught that education was going to be my vehicle to success in life. My dad worked in a factory, [...]

By |February 5th, 2016|Categories: Confessions, Sponsored Post|Tags: , , |0 Comments

A Priest who Doesn’t Condemn Abortion

Today is the 43rd anniversary of the controversial Roe v. Wade abortion ruling. I have always been torn between my pro-life Catholic upbringing and my pro-choice heart. I hoped I’d never find myself in the position to have to decide whether or not to have an abortion but I also learned at a very early age that [...]

By |January 22nd, 2016|Categories: Parenting, Women's Issues|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Why You Should Always Friend the Older Mom in the Class

I think role model moms should be standard issue to all new moms. Being a mom is hard. It is by far the hardest thing I've ever done. Not because of all the work it entails but the sheer force of the all-consuming energy that unconditional love tolls on your mind, body and spirit. Having [...]

By |January 19th, 2016|Categories: Parenting|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Lea Clark, American Girl of the Year 2016 Giveaway

It’s been a difficult past 7 days. The kind of epic bad days those tear jerker country songs are made of. Last Thursday, my youngest daughter's pet Guinea Pig got pneumonia, I took him to the vet, got him meds and we held him all day long nursing him back to health and then he just died. I [...]

By |January 13th, 2016|Categories: giveaway, Raising Girls|Tags: , , , |34 Comments