It’s not too hard. Follow the link included here to find out which candidates believe in a woman’s right to make health care decisions regarding her own body. At NARAL https://www.prochoiceamerica.org/elections/endorsements-2/ And if you want to know which candidates in your area are committed to sensible gun legislation that will create safer communities and schools … More Be an Educated Voter
It’s important, it matters. We need to vote out lying, self-serving, politicians like Marsha Blackburn who has taken over $1.3 million in NRA funding, refused to support gun control legislation, then turned around and given her “thoughts and prayers” to families and victims of mass shootings. And vote against idiot politicians and extremists like Doug … More VOTE- #voteprochoice #voteGunControl
There are a few times in my life when I have said “When I grow up I want to be (insert bad..s woman here)”. I find myself in that position again. Nancy Pelosi is what a leader looks like, and after hearing her vow to “punch out” Donald Trump I am inspired that is what … More When I grow up-
In my September 3rd post I began my discussion of caring, and why it’s so critical. Clarify, not the caring too much about what other people think, or changing yourself as a result to please others. But acknowledging how others feel, drawing on one’s own strong feelings of sympathy and dare I say empathy, as … More We Need to Feel Things, Good and Bad, For Our Health and Others
In between my musings on parenthood and other related topics I want to take a moment to recognize that we are in the middle of this years celebration of banned book-week. Books unite people, they open minds, they reach across time and teller to weave a fabric of shared human existence, both the triumphs and … More Banned Book Week 2022
I have been told my whole life “You care too much, it’s no big deal, don’t get so worked up, just relax and take things in stride”. Well I call BS! That’s right, my ability to care doesn’t make me weak, it doesn’t bring me down. On the contrary, it’s my freaking super power. I … More I don’t care too much . . maybe you care too little.
Initially I was sickened, sad, hopeless reading the recent Supreme Court decision to strike down Roe v. Wade. Then I realized that is what they want. Now I am angry, but more than angry I am energized, connected and active. It’s not just a slogan, and if women who were marginalized, demoralized and damn near … More WE WON’T GO BACK !
70 % of new voters in Kansas are are women, other states are reporting similar numbers, 60% of new voters in Pennsylvania are women and my daughter is one of them, YES! And can I say just wow, wow. The month of August has been a roller coaster ride. I took my youngest, my daughter, … More New voters are women, and my daughter is one !
I can’t believe I haven’t posted in over a year. But I’m back and hopefully I will get in the habit of regular posts. I think it helps clear out my brain and what not. Hopefully some of it is relevant, meaningful or useful for others as well. So I focus mostly on family in … More Be Together, Don’t Grow Together
My son has played video games for most of his life. Before he graduated High School, he took college courses in computer programming. My husband and I were somewhat concerned however when he told us he wanted to go to school for Narrative Design. First, we didn’t know what that was, second when we did, … More Video Games, Problem Solving and Parenting