30 Days of Being Thankful

November is all about Thanksgiving and getting ready for all the holidays in December and sometimes we lose sight of what is really important in all the hustle and bustle of the season. This prompted me to write a post about all the things I am thankful for. It also helps that a week and… Continue reading 30 Days of Being Thankful

Gift Guide for Him

Now that the holidays are right around the corner, 45 days to be exact, it's time to start thinking about what to get the man/men in your life. I've got the one stop shop for you! If he's the sentimental type or likes personal and interesting gifts getting him a something engraved is always going… Continue reading Gift Guide for Him

Me Too. And Her. And Him. And Them.

Saw this on a friend's facebook and loved it. I don't know who the original author is but thank you. "Me too" is about carrying pepper spray, holding your keys between your fingers, checking your back seats before getting into your car, faking or actually making a phone call as you walk... just in case… Continue reading Me Too. And Her. And Him. And Them.

RAINN DAY

Today is National RAINN (Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network) Day. I don't want to write a long post about this, I just want to bring it to your attention because it's something that is important to me. I will give you some stats and tell you a little bit about RAINN. RAINN Is the… Continue reading RAINN DAY

Uber

I was checking my email this evening and saw this interesting email: Dear Ashley, We were horrified by the neo-Nazi demonstration that took place in Charlottesville, which resulted in the loss of life of a young woman as well as two Virginia State Troopers responding to the protest. There is simply no place for this… Continue reading Uber

Guest Posts Welcome

Have you ever had something you wanted to say or get off your chest and no platform to say it? Are you heartbroken over what's been happening in our country? Are you upset with someone and want to write a unanimous open letter? Well here is the perfect opportunity! You can literally write about anything, I… Continue reading Guest Posts Welcome

Immunization Awareness Month

August is Immunization Awareness Month. I know the vaccine topic is a touchy one that causes people to argue and I don't want that. I am more than happy to have an open conversation and hear your thoughts and opinions on the matter, but if you are going to be disrespectful to me or any other… Continue reading Immunization Awareness Month

Teen Pregnancy

May is National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month. I know Tyson and I have a lot of time until we need to worry about these types of things, but I think it's a good parenting move to have these big discussions with your spouse before you reach that point in life. Prepare yourself. Get on the… Continue reading Teen Pregnancy

Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

The month of April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAM). This year, more than ever, we need to raise awareness for sexual assault victims and survivors. We have a president who does not hold women in high regard, but this isn't just about women. It's about sexual assault on any man, woman, and/or… Continue reading Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month