Category Archives: Parenting

June 11

Fuck You Purity.

A group of young girls sit in a circle in a dimly lit room. They are trying not to giggle as they listen to the group leader talk. They squirm uncomfortably at the mention of certain words. Sex. Virginity. Lust. Their snickers stop and their backs stiffen at the next word uttered. Purity. The group leader then passes around […]

April 03

Is This Thing On? Next Week on SisterHusbands…I mean SisterWives

It’s raining men … hallelujah! Yes, you read that right! It’s gettin’ all testosteroney up in here. I have a wee announcement to make. The girls and I toyed with this idea for some time but have finally decided to start something new on the blog. Next week on SisterWives, we’re pulling some men into […]

March 19

Building from Bullying: Your Voice Matters (a #1000Speak post)

Since January, I’ve had an astonishing, whirlwind ride, and somehow ended up in the middle of the 1000 Voices Speak for Compassion movement. Our inaugural effort was FABULOUS and got SO many people talking, and writing, about compassion. We decided we wanted to do MORE than just the one-off event, and came up with a […]

February 19

You Just Follow

I watched him walk by. Why is he going that way? Doesn’t he know what is over there? I reminded myself that there were many choices down that path. Just because he walked in that direction, didn’t mean he would fall. He walked with such purpose, though. Terrible and decisive purpose.  That’s not a bad […]

January 12

We Are Parents

I met this hilarious, lovable rogue on Facebook, and he quickly became a dear friend. Briton Underwood is well known on Facebook as “Punk Rock Papa,” a man who unabashedly loves being a father. Besides writing his own blog, Briton recently co-founded a hot new blog collective, “Original Bunker Punks.” He’s funny, sweet, genuine, and the […]