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Watch The Wall

I was sent this by a fellow blogger of mine and the words are so moving. If you don't read anything else today, please read this! I am pasting the poem here but you can check out the entire post here. Watch the wall my Darlings. Watch the wall my darlings as the gunman passes… Continue reading Watch The Wall

I Would Rather Not Be Alone

Go read this article from the Washington Post. I'm sorry if you're sick of seeing posts like this but it needs to be seen every fucking day. We all need to be reminded of how much trauma these children went through. How this tragedy will affect them for the rest of their lives. How they… Continue reading I Would Rather Not Be Alone

Teen Vogue

Teen Vogue is doing everything right in my book lately. They have been talking about the issues that matter and don't show any signs of backing down anytime soon! They are getting political and teaching these kids it's okay to be educated and why it's important. The most recent post was about the Florida Shooting,… Continue reading Teen Vogue

I Almost Shot My Classmates

A story from Daniel Riley that has gone viral on FB: "I almost shot my classmates when I was fourteen years old. I was not mentally ill. I had no juvenile criminal record. I'd never been suspended from school. I was a straight-A student. I almost shot my classmates, because I experienced a moment of… Continue reading I Almost Shot My Classmates

Intruder Drill

A post I found from Timothy Phillip on Facebook hits all the right points, I hope you enjoy the post as much as I did. "Next Tuesday we will have an “active shooter” / intruder drill at our school, and I will hunker down behind flimsy wooden cabinet doors with my students. You see, we… Continue reading Intruder Drill

Feature Friday – Funky Feminist

Today we are featuring the founder of Funky Feminist. I love her strength and how she stays true to herself. Her most recent blog post titled "Understanding Patriarchy" is a perfect example of how educated she is and how well that comes across in all of her social media platforms. Website: www.funkyfeminist.com Instagram: @funky_feminist Twitter: @funky_feminist Snapchat:… Continue reading Feature Friday – Funky Feminist

What I’ve Learned From Being a Mother to Two Toddlers

Having two little kiddos has been an adventure so far and I wouldn't change them for the world, but this morning I got some sweet snuggles from Tate and left before Cash woke up. Maybe I will revisit that statement tomorrow. 🙂   Here is what I've learned from having Cash and Tate: You will… Continue reading What I’ve Learned From Being a Mother to Two Toddlers

Feature Friday – PersonOfCulture

To kick off Black History Month here on A Vodka Kind Of Mom we are featuring a strong, intelligent, woman who stands up for all people. Black, white, Asian, gay, straight, trans, feminist, man, woman, and everything in between. She is the creator of PersonOfCulture and I had the opportunity to 'meet and interview' her. I find… Continue reading Feature Friday – PersonOfCulture

Black History Month

Today is the start of Black History Month and it is also No Politics Day. I just can't abide by that second one. Sorry, not sorry. The buffoon we have in office makes it almost impossible to stay away from politics, but more importantly on days like today, during months like this one. With 45's track… Continue reading Black History Month

Strong Women Who Helped Me

To continue you with our Feature Friday/Feminist Friday series we have a man who considers himself a feminist and more importantly someone who I look up to and admire. Here is his story; When I was younger, I didn’t really understand feminism. I always looked up to the strong women in my life, and I… Continue reading Strong Women Who Helped Me