2016/10/25
skipping a period, midlife, mom problems, perimenopause, pregnancy, pregnancy after 40, reproductive health

When to Worry about Skipping a Period

There’s nothing quite so terrifying to a woman over 40 than unintentionally skipping a period because it means one of two things, either you’re unexpectedly pregnant […]
2016/07/26
Michelle Obama, Democratic National COnvention, Hillary Clinton, ImWithHer, Barack Obama, Democrats, DNC, Michelle Obama Speech

We Are Always Stronger Together #ImWithHer

I’m voting for Hillary Clinton this November because I want a better world for my daughters and Michelle Obama is my new woman crush. I’ve always […]
2016/06/09
Brock Turner, rape, rapist, Stanford University, reduced sentence

Stanford Rapist Brock Turner Sentence Reduced for Good Behavior

Brock Turner, the Stanford University swimmer, convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman and leaving her next to a dumpster has already had his controversial, barely-there six-month jail […]
2016/06/08
Emily Doe, victim statement, Brock Turner, Stanford, swimmer, rape, rapist, kid, roared, roar, tantrums, mommy moment, bad parenting

We are All Emily Doe

On January 17, 2015, former Stanford University student, Brock Turner, raped an inebriated 22-year-old woman, Emily Doe, behind a garbage dumpster after a frat party. There was no […]
2016/05/24
grief,loss, parenting, miscarriage

Violated

My mom was violated. There are few things that make us feel as uneasy and vulnerable in life as being violated. There are a million ways […]
2016/04/26
Lemonade, Beyonce

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. […]
2016/03/14
gynecological misadventure, gynecological visit, mammogram, pregnancy, miscarriage, fibroids, mammogram, menopause, millenials

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 […]
2016/02/08
Beyonce, formation, super bowl, girl power, black power

5 Things Beyonce Can Teach Our Girls

Saturday, I saw  Beyonce‘s video for Formation and I fell in love with it. I’ve been a fan of Beyonce since Destiny’s child. Not a rabid […]
2016/01/22
catholic church, abortion, roe v. wade, open mind, parenting

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. […]