September is Suicide Awareness month so this post will not be all hearts and flowers. Trigger warning: this post deals with that issue intimately. Today, I will open my heart and share something deeply personal not for my own benefit but for the benefit of other people and families struggling and to raise awareness for […]Read More It’s Suicide Awareness Month but we are not helpless.
I have several life-threatening food allergies: shellfish, tree nuts, peanuts. I’ve had anaphylactic reactions to nuts and shellfish but, thankfully not peanuts (yet). I developed a serious reaction to nuts and peanuts later in life (my early 20s) and my shellfish allergy has always been there. We have come a long way since my childhood with […]Read More A plea from a mom with allergies: Ask, don’t tell
This is part one of a series on gender equality in children. It’s targeted to smashing the patriarchy but it’s not just about our daughters. It’s also, perhaps, more important to those raising strong boys. Because without men realizing that women are human beings worthy of the same rights, women don’t stand a chance. […]Read More Part Two: Gender and Family