Struggling With Patience

It’s time to come clean. I am struggling with patience when it comes to my two boys. If you aren’t regular readers of this blog, I have an almost 5-year-old and an almost 2 1/2-year-old and they drive me absolutely insane! I go to school full time and get 4 hours of daycare through our … Continue reading Struggling With Patience

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Top Ten Intimacy Needs

This is another handout from a psych class that has helped me a lot lately. This has the top ten intimacy needs and it applies to all kinds of relationships. Let me know what you think. ACCEPTANCE: The closer we get to someone, the more we notice their imperfections. Acceptance involves looking past these flaws … Continue reading Top Ten Intimacy Needs

An Open Letter To Men

Dear Men, There are a few things I want to address with you. First and foremost, I don't hate you. I just want to be treated as your equal. What's wrong with that? I want to be able to get the same jobs as you, get paid as much as you for those same jobs, … Continue reading An Open Letter To Men

The Trouble with Bright Girls

Originally by Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. Successful women know only too well that in any male-dominated profession, we often find ourselves at a distinct disadvantage. We are routinely underestimated, underutilized and even underpaid. Studies show that women need to perform at extraordinarily high levels, just to appear moderately competent compared to our male coworkers. But … Continue reading The Trouble with Bright Girls

5 tips to help with anxiety

We have such an amazing guest post today from Nikki who runs the Instagram account Charlietakesphx and the website Charlie takes Phoenix. If you have ever struggled with mental health issues this post is for you! I know I will be coming back to this post on my harder days.   I make a joke that … Continue reading 5 tips to help with anxiety

My Favorite Bechdel Movies

What is the Bechdel Test? It's a simple test which follows three criteria: (1) it has to have at least two women in it, who (2) talk to each other, about (3) something besides a man. You may think this is an easy thing to do but it's actually not done often enough! Anyway, I … Continue reading My Favorite Bechdel Movies

Lover’s Day

I know last Saturday was Husband Appreciation Day but today is Lover's Day and I wanted to make sure we include all kinds of couples and relationships so we are celebrating this as well! Give your lover an extra hug and kiss today, tell them how much they mean to you, get them some flowers, … Continue reading Lover’s Day

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