We live in a time where trends and fades inspire and encourage others to take leaps of faith that they usually would not take. Studies show millennials are waiting longer to have children than any other generation. Also, the birth rate continues to decline rapidly. Many contribute the decline to complications or infertility issues that may occur for an older woman who tries to … [Read more...] about Companies Changing Their Policies For Women Who Want To Prepare For Baby
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If you have a daughter in high school or college, you've almost certainly warned her a hundred or so times to NEVER put down her drink or leave it unattended. That's because the problem with date rape drugs like GHB and ketamine is that they're odorless, colorless and tasteless. So if something gets slipped into a drink, the victim probably wouldn't realize until it's too … [Read more...] about Color-Changing Cups Detect Date Rape Drugs
I’m in Mexico with my family. We are volunteering our time for an Operation Smile medical mission. I’ve been trying to make this trip for years, and we’re finally here. I didn’t imagine the first day of summer would be spent here, but I believe it’s exactly where we need to be right now. After Rain graduated from kindergarten we hit the … [Read more...] about Changing Lives Forever
"Don't read beauty magazines. . . they will only make you feel ugly." ~Kurt Vonnegut Almost every woman I know has self-esteem issues, especially when it comes to their bodies. It’s part of our culture - the Barbie doll image we’ve all grown up with and her impossibly perfect 36-18-33 measurements. What woman doesn’t look in the mirror and see her tiny flaws … [Read more...] about Beauty, Redefined: Changing Our Perception of the “Perfect” Shape
20 children. That’s one and a half soccer teams, a kindergarten class, and probably the population of small town in Alaska. When I heard the “news” that Michelle Duggar was expecting her 20th child, my first thought was “Are you fricking kidding me? Because 19 kids isn't enough?" I quickly redacted my thoughts, because let's not hate, let's love. And honestly from … [Read more...] about Raising 20 Children Means Changing More Than 69,000 Diapers!