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Hobby Lobby and the Supreme Court

This is barely a post. It’s actually a really long Facebook update. But I don’t want to be silent and I don’t have much time so here you go. Re: Hobby Lobby. As I understand it, the decision says that…

Stranger Danger

I’m going to go into straight-up mom blogging territory here for a bit because there’s something I see a lot that bothers me. It has to do with kids talking to strange adults and why I get concerned when it…

You Have To Be Carefully Taught

You’ve got to be taughtTo hate and fear,You’ve got to be taughtFrom year to year,It’s got to be drummedIn your dear little earYou’ve got to be carefully taught.You’ve got to be taught to be afraidOf people whose eyes are oddly…

Gun Use By The Numbers

There are approximately 300,000,000 guns owned by private citizens in America. 11,000 of those guns will be used in a homicide. 19,000 of those guns will be used in a suicide. 600 of those guns will accidentally kill  person. 78,000…

Hi! I’m Still Here! Really! Plus Carlos Danger!

Oh, lord y’all. Summer, amirite? Kids everywhere, wet towels, damn squirrels eating my tomatoes. It’s a madhouse. I know exactly how much I suck at keeping this space filled lately. There’s plenty I have to say but everything else is…

New on Babble: Why Do Finnish Babies Sleep In Boxes

In all my time scouring the internet for information about the way government can better support families, a story I covered for Babble this week about Finnish “maternity boxes” is without a doubt my favorite. Back in the 1930’s the…

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