Tag Archives: articles

Congratulating Samantha Brick

I’d be lying if I tried to say I haven’t seen Daily Mail reporter Samantha Brick’s “beautiful” face every time I’ve opened my computer in the past few days. She’s on my Facebook feed, she’s up in my Twitter, people … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Beauty is in the Eye of the Self

Two years ago, I had a slight moment of fame. I was driving to work (yeah, I used to work!) and on my 45-minute commute, I heard the morning DJ ask a question. “If you could either be America’s Next … Continue reading

Posted in In the News | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Minus One Pregnancies and Abortions

“My body, my choice.” Simple, isn’t it? Pro-choice opinion with all of it’s reasoning and nuances wrapped up in a simple, catchy slogan. It makes it easy. I’m pro-choice. I believe that a woman’s body is her domain and no … Continue reading

Posted in In the News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Are Parents Ruining Their Children

Are parents ruining their children? This expansive article by Psychology Today, first released in 2004, says yes. It says that from infancy on, helicopter parents cushion their children’s failures while pushing them ever harder for success, and if that success … Continue reading

Posted in Article Responses, Development | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Love is Delusion, Duh

My father has an old saying.  “Houses and spouses may come and go, but children will love you forever.”  While this statement may be coming from a place of discreet cynicism on his part, its foundation – that the love … Continue reading

Posted in Article Responses | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Abortion, Eugenics and Parenting

The abortion debate rages on around us.  The ethical issues of life and death are potent enough to break families apart as members line up on either side of the great divide.  Neither side will budge.  Both sides feel they … Continue reading

Posted in Article Responses | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Childish

Vernon had an opportunity here to meaningfully stand up for her way of life, to shut the doubting mouths of those who would brush her decision aside. She chose, instead, to instigate a bitter attack against a group of people just trying to get by with one less food stain on their carpet. Continue reading

Posted in Article Responses | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Your Mileage May Vary

“Every woman starts this marathon at a different place. Some come in with the best running shoes money can buy, a backpack stuffed with power bars and a tube of water running into their mouth. Some women come to the race in flip flops or barefoot. Some women come to the race malnourished to begin with or low on energy already.” Continue reading

Posted in Article Responses | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments