2013/09/19
french beauty pageants, ban, toddlers and tiaras, misogyny, sexism, sexualization of children

Viva La France The French Government Bans Beauty Pageants

French Government bans beauty pageants. Looks like I might be moving to France! Don’t fret. I’m raising girls and trying to raise them to value themselves […]
2013/09/16
Nina Davuluri, Miss America, Indian-American, Racism in the United States

Nina Davuluri was Crowned Miss America & if that Bothers You, You Might be a Racist!

I was going to write a post about my girls today, instead I am writing about Miss New York, Nina Davuluri, winning Miss America. Why? Because […]
2013/09/12
Miley Cyrus, Wrecking Ball

Miley Cyrus You Came In Like A Wrecking Ball

Dear Miley Cyrus, “Don’t you ever say I just walked away/ I will always want you/ I can’t live a lie, running for my life/ I will always want […]
2013/09/11
September 11th, 9/11, New York, September 11th Memorial, #NeverForget

September 11th ~ A Mother’s Vulnerabilty Exposed

September 11th ~ Vulnerable. Like an open wound, that is how I would describe how I felt when I woke up this morning. There are instances […]
2013/09/05
misogyny, feminism, Robin Thicke, Kim Hall, Richard Thomas, Universtiy of Vermont, Cherice Morazlez,

Who’s Protecting Our Daughters?

It is once again Throat Punch Thursday and after the past two weeks, I feel like I might need to create a tab on my blog […]
2013/08/27
Robin Thicke, Miley Cyrus., Blurred line, misogyny, slut shaming

Moral Blurred Lines for Robin Thicke & Miley Cyrus

  The Internet has blurred lines for Robin Thicke and deemed Miley Cyrus a whore. I am also sick to death of women protecting Robin Thicke […]
2013/08/22
antoinette tuff, michael brandon hill

Antoinette Tuff Saves Atlanta Children from Gun Wielding Maniac & Excuse My Use of Hyperbole

Today I want to introduce you to a real life hero Antoinette Tuff because I decided that the world needs one less Throat Punch today. In […]
2013/08/20
max begley, autism, autistic teen, hate letter, Ontario

Letter to Parents of Autistic Teen, Max Begley: “You have a Retarded Kid, deal with it!” Not a Hate Crime

  WTF is wrong with people? I have seen some pretty crazy shit in my lifetime but nothing compares to the disturbing letter written by an […]
2013/08/16
miscarriage, loss, pregnancy, I forgot, fertility, motherlode, babble.com, babble, amy klein

An Open Letter to Babble.com in Regard to Fertility Issues

  Dear Babble, What were you thinking running the article about Motherlode columnist, Amy Klein’s fertility issues, titled Should We Be Sympathetic to a 42-Year-Old’s Fertility Struggles? […]