Big news for 2012: the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has decided, after three decades, to include FEMALE models in the simulated crash tests that gauge automobile safety. This is a wonderful development. Simply fantastic. But somehow, I think the engineers at the Department of Transportation might have figured out awhile ago that women drive cars too … [Read more...] about How Can Smart Men Be Such Crash Test Dummies?
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“We’re a country with some serious mother issues.” - Joanne Bamberger, author and blogger. While watching the new Ken Burns/PBS miniseries Prohibition the other night, I was struck by a factoid that I’d forgotten: Women (specifically mothers) were at the center of the temperance movement that led to the successful passage of the 18th amendment to the Constitution. Sure, it was … [Read more...] about Mom The Vote: Why Women Need To Get Involved In Politics
It was on sale for $9.99 and came in girls’ sizes 7-16. The copy that promoted the long-sleeved T-shirt read thusly: “Who has time for homework when there’s a new Justin Bieber album out? She’ll love this tee that’s just as cute and sassy as she is.” What did the T-shirt in question say? “I’m too pretty to do homework so my brother has to do it for me.” And it was being sold … [Read more...] about Stop Selling Sexism To Our Daughters!
If your hair is driving you crazy, fight it with a crazy hairstyle. Donning crazy braids can give your hair a special look while taming wayward hair and frizzes. Be bold, be daring and take out the blahs from your boring hair by defying hairstyling norms. Wear your hair in crazy braids and turn heads wherever you go.Dragon Tail BraidA style that works more for men than women, a … [Read more...] about Crazy Hair Braiding Styles
Sunday is Mother’s Day. This Mother’s Day 2010, I am a Blogger for the first time, which means I can profess my love for my mom TO THE WORLD! Mama I love you. You have been my best friend for the past 35 years. In fact, I will show you now for the first time, in honor of Mother’s Day, my tribute to you and dad in my upcoming book: “This book is dedicated to all the incredibly … [Read more...] about A Mother’s Day Tribute