Do Women Really Want It All?

Do Women Really Want It All?

By: Amanda Fox Over the last several months, there has been considerable discussion regarding what a modern woman is and whether or not she can have it all. If that was the extent of the discussion, it wouldn’t be much to listen in on. What makes it interesting is when the conversation begins to ask […]

Stop Bullying In The New Era Of Hate

Stop Bullying In The New Era Of Hate

By: Amanda Fox Bullying has, according to some analysts, reached epidemic proportions. It’s hard to argue against this as we see more and more cases of teen suicides that stemmed from bullying than ever before. Perhaps it is that they are being reported more often, or it is possible that it has grown to become […]

Child Sexual Assault: The Crime No One Wants To Talk About

Child Sexual Assault: The Crime No One Wants To Talk About

By: Amanda Fox Child sexual assault is the crime no one wants to talk about. As a society, it is the one crime that is abhorred above all others. Even in prison, the child molester is the lowest of the low. No matter how many PSA’s are run reminding people to be cautious and telling […]

When did swearing become a daily part of casual conversations?

When did swearing become a daily part of casual conversations?

By: Tracy Madlener “No f*#%ing way!”  Now that I got your attention, those were the words that got my attention while standing in line at Costco with my kids standing right next to me.  As I turned to the voice that made this comment, I looked at him, then looked at my kids, then looked […]

Are You Prepared If Your Child Goes Missing?

Are You Prepared If Your Child Goes Missing?

By: Amanda K. Fox Each year in the US, nearly 800,000 children under the age of 18 are reported as missing. That breaks down to about 2,185 children each day or about 91 missing children per hour. Keep in mind, this is just in the US, not worldwide. Worldwide statistics are very rough estimates at […]

When I was your age and other things your kids don’t want to hear

When I was your age and other things your kids don’t want to hear

By: Amanda K. Fox I was recently reminded of a conversation I had with my daughter before she flew the coop to start he new life. I admit, I was at a loss for what kind of wisdom I was supposed to impart on her so I rehashed much of what I was told when […]

Living in the “Real World” of Parenting

Living in the “Real World” of Parenting

By: Tracy Madlener Guiding, advising, nurturing, and protecting.  Would you say that these adjectives describe parenting today?  Or maybe these are more appropriate… unaware, uninformed, irresponsible, and unrealistic. We all know that raising kids is one of the most difficult jobs on the planet.  Even if you’re not a parent, you’ve seen first hand a […]

Don’t Pity The Single Mom

Don’t Pity The Single Mom

By: Anise Smith I was totally prepared to write about my experience as a single mom and how my son is just an angel. Then he ripped his head back and started acting like Marcia Cross when she played Kimberly, in that old episode of Melrose Place (Google it!). So, needless to say that post […]