Recently I wrote about the shameful state of women’s health care in America and how America’s broken health care system affects women. National Association of Mothers' Centers Advocacy Coordinator and mothers’ rights advocate, Valerie Young, is a bright light and constant champion for improving the status of women and care giving in America. Valerie has guest posted for … [Read more...] about Mothers’ Declaration of Rights
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At just 16, Olympic Gold Medalist Gabby Douglas is the first African-American since Dominique Dawes to represent Team USA on the Olympic gymnastics team. However, in my mind, her mom, Natalie Hawkins, also deserves a medal. A lifetime achievement award of a different stripe. Natalie Hawkins has spent the past two decades working the hardest kind of mom-job, left to fend for … [Read more...] about It’s Time to Turn the Spotlight on Single Mothers
As mothers, it is imbedded in our very nature to take care of others. What mothers should know is that society has taken advantage of this fact for centuries. And while they continue to take, mothers continue to give. How does society take without giving to mothers? I think the National Association of Mothers’ Centers Advocacy Coordinator Valerie Young says it … [Read more...] about What About a Mothers’ Bill of Rights?
Prepare to be enlightened: There really is life after becoming a mother! Written by Jennifer Pate and Barbara Machen, The Mothers of Reinvention: Reclaim Your Identity, Unleash Your Potential, Love Your Life will remind you exactly who you are and how you can stay true to yourself. This book is a necessity for any mother looking to regain her happiness. It's a great … [Read more...] about The Mothers of Reinvention
Mothers everywhere are disturbed that Casey Anthony has been acquitted of murder. The entire case remains upsetting on many levels. First, we had to face the haunting image of adorable two-year old Caylee Anthony smiling at us from the newspaper that proclaimed MURDERED. An angelic looking toddler, Caylee should’ve been playing with toys and turning colorful pages in a picture … [Read more...] about Casey Anthony’s NOT Guilty Verdict Disturbs Mothers Everywhere