What do bubble baths, ice cream for breakfast, high-fives, talking like a pirate and walking on stilts all have in common??? They each have a special day designated for celebrating them. Seriously, did you know that there's a “Walking on Stilts Day” and a “What if Cats and Dogs had Opposable Thumbs Day?" But even in light of all of this information, I … [Read more...] about How Many Moms Do You Know With A Day Named After Them??
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March is Women’s History month, but let’s face it - women change the world every day. No matter what our “jobs” are (we usually have many), we know our real job is to grow the future. We’re good at it, too. Special thanks to artist Jessica Sabogal whose genius created this poster to advance women's rights. Our high emotional intelligence and social skills make us more … [Read more...] about Why Women Should Rule the World
Each time a woman stands up for herself, without knowing it possibly, without claiming it, she stands up for all women. – Maya Angelou In these changing times, it’s good to remember the long view. Making history isn’t easy, but be assured: Women are making history. Kamala Harris became California’s first female Attorney General. Catherine Cortez Masto became the first Latina … [Read more...] about You Are More Powerful Than You Think
Civil rights leader and Nobel Prize winner Martin Luther King died almost 50 years ago. He would have been 87 on January 15. One of my mom friends, who witnessed King’s inspirational 1963 “I Have a Dream” speech on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, recently told her two kids about her participation. They were dutifully impressed. Then the younger one asked: “Mom, did you know … [Read more...] about Ways to Bring Martin Luther King, Jr Alive to Kids
I discovered a great article on the Huffington Post last week. It's written by an AutMom named Carrie Cariello. It's called "I Know What Causes Autism." This article is one of the best (and honest) articles about autism I've ever read. "Last week I was surfing the Internet and came across a headline proclaiming autism and circumcision are linked. I couldn't help myself. I … [Read more...] about I Know What Causes Autism article