Calling all writers

I am working on something new and would love to have perspectives from all walks of life and from all around the world. This project is focusing on female empowerment and the many different ways that can look. Please send me an email at ashley@avodkakindofmom.com if you would like more information. Much Love, Ashley

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Messages To Women

We need to be and raise women who are confident and self-reliant; however, the messages we send to women in our society are harmful.  How are we raising women that are harmful to our society you may ask. What are we specifically doing that is hurting our society? The messages we verbally speak and show … Continue reading Messages To Women

Sexism In School

Written by the intelligent young woman behind Feministrength. Sexism in school? A matter we must stop silencing in attempt to avoid its possible complicity, and start talking and working with. As a school student myself, aged 15, I’m constantly faced with everyday sexism in the school environment. Schools should be a place in which young … Continue reading Sexism In School

What to do if she tells you she’s been assaulted

She is your friend, mother, wife, sister, girlfriend, fiance, co-worker, employee, student, boss, etc. Whoever she is there are a few things you need to do to help her through this extremely difficult and sensitive time. Please note if a man comes to you with this same issue treat it the same. Statistically, women are … Continue reading What to do if she tells you she’s been assaulted

Feature Friday – Women’s

If you haven't seen this Instagram or checked out their website you need to do so immediately! They have given me so much insight into myself and how I look at other women as well as education on successful and intelligent women of history and today. One of my favorite parts of their website is … Continue reading Feature Friday – Women’s

The History of Feminism in America

To continue the background in feminism I wanted to give everyone a bit of a history lesson on feminism, where it came from, and why. I love learning about history in general and the history of feminism in America has been no different. There have been three recognized waves of feminism easily titled the first, second, … Continue reading The History of Feminism in America

National Women’s History Month

This year's theme for National Women's History Month is NEVERTHELESS, SHE PERSISTED: Honoring Women Who Fight All Forms of Discrimination Against Women I think this is a fantastic theme and so many amazing people come to mind. However, I want to stick to the women the National Women's History Project has chosen to honor this … Continue reading National Women’s History Month

What is Feminism?

To kick off this new 'redirection' I wanted to give everyone a basis of what I believe and why. So to do that I felt we should discuss what feminism really is and some examples of feminism. The definition of feminism according to Webster is "the advocacy of women's rights on the basis of the … Continue reading What is Feminism?

Feature Friday – PTS Feminist

Welcome to another Feature Friday! (A day late because yesterday got away from me) I am so excited about this week's post! The woman behind PTS Feminist is incredibly intelligent, kind, and warm! She has an impressive background and I feel so honored that she wanted to talk to me about herself,  book, calendar, and … Continue reading Feature Friday – PTS Feminist

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