Women's Issues

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New Year’s Cleanse

No green juices involved, unless you so choose to sip some delish juiced veggies while reading this post.   New Year, New You.  Time to take a break from the parties, the cocktails and all the other pa...
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Limiting TV Use for Young Children

Excessive TV viewing can have harmful effects for both children and adults. Watching hours of TV can create physical problems for viewers. Violent images can affect adults- but are particularly harmful to child...
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Sex, Sleeping Beauty & Seven Year Olds

My 7-year-old daughter asked me a question yesterday that sparked a conversation about sex, pleasure, consent, rape, marriage, sexual fantasies, communication and respect. I want to share it with you for a c...

Why I hate “The Big Bang Theory”

At first, the Big Bang Theory as an entire concept seems like a great idea. It’s a TV sitcom that takes a handful of male nerds and has them live in an apartment complex across from a beautiful blonde woman...
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Catcalls vs Compliments: Some Guidelines

Street harassment is very much in my news feeds these days. It’s something many of us are paying more attention to. I see a lot of women talking about it – and a lot of men responding somewhat defensively, “We’...

October is Let’s Talk Month

October is Let’s Talk Month, so, let's talk about sex (among other things). I thought I was ahead of the curve. I really did. I’ve talked to my kids about their bodies, about dating, about making out, about se...
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Belli Acne Cleansing Facial Wash review

Nearly everything about the female body changes when you’re pregnant. Your hair can get thicker, your nails can grow faster, and your skin can change. Luckily for me, my skin problems remain the same (although ...
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FYI, Teenage Boys

This is in response to a letter posted to teenage girls, at which I took umbrage. Dear boys, I have some information that might interest you. Last night, as we sometimes do, our family sat around the dining r...

Mind the (Thigh) Gap

I’ve been aware of the thigh gap obsession for a while now. Before I began to see headlines about it...it was just something I became aware of as a young girl who wasn’t comfortable in her own skin. A th...