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The Wrong Kind of Compliment: An Open Letter to My Daughter

  Dear Katy, As I write this letter, you are a lovely and spirited four year-old who lights up my life. One day you’re going to become a lovely and spirited adolescent, and soon after a lovely and spirited teenager, then you’re going to blossom into a lovely and spirited young woman. As your mom, I want you to …

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Public Schools, Charters and Vouchers: Why the Poor Lose No Matter What

Oh, February. I love this month. Both Steve and Ash have birthdays this month. Valentine’s Day is this month. We usually get our tax return during this month. I have usually given up on my New Year’s Resolutions by this month, so I can finally relax again. But this February is different. This February has started …

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Why You Should Teach Your Kids About Political Correctness

I decided to write this post because in a Facebook group I am a part of, someone started complaining that their kids aren’t allowed to wear costumes to school, or have Halloween parties in class. This led to several other women communicating their frustration with this new policy as well, claiming that it’s “not fair” …

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