Stop Being So Selfish The World Needs You, Ready or Not

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“Focusing on your fear is selfish. Instead, focus on the good that will come when you walk through it.” You are terrified of being selfish. You lug around guilt, mommy martyrdom, and shame for being a human with needs. You feel terrible for letting your kids watch too much TV or eat cereal for dinner when you need a break. You compare yourself to every mother out there and chronicle all the ways you don’t measure up….and then you beat yourself up for not being better. You’re terrified of giving yourself what you need, taking a break, accepting help, or […]

Get involved in politics - why it matters

Never Discuss Politics And Other Lies that Keep Us Ignorant, Influenced, and Ignored

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“Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future.” ~ John F. Kennedy ~ For as long as I can remember, I’ve loved politics. Growing up, I had strong, partisan opinions despite a weak understanding of many political issues…women’s rights, labor unions, the roll of government, immigration and more.  I hated femi-nazis before I had a my first period.  Before I was officially a woman, I already had a pretty good idea that these […]