Saturday, November 18th, 2017

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10 Things I Wish My Mother Had Told Me About Menopause & Beyond

In the October 12 New York Times article some of us are familiar with, Jessica Leeds felt the need to include a 1978 photograph of herself ...

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Destined To Be An Old Woman With No Regrets

"As we approach our "Crone" years, we must make a decision to celebrate age rather than bemoan it. For in honoring ...

When Life Brings You Home

On July 24, 2015 we moved again. From a culturally diverse Northern Virginia town outside D.C., where trees that don't know ...
Why We Grow Kale in Our Basement

Why We Grow Kale in Our Basement

According to the CDC, more than one-third, or 78.6 million adults, in America are obese. The lack of affordable, local food ...

The Power Of Saying I’m Proud Of You

It is January 16, 2015, and the kids in our district have had three full school days since December 21, 2014. ...

When I Chose To Start Acting Like The Woman I Aspire To Be

Have you ever felt that something in your life felt inexplicably wrong, that you needed to make a change but didn't ...

The Dark Side of International Adoption: When Naivety Turns Criminal

In 2008, Dina McQueen and her husband, Brian, traveled to Ethiopia to bring their one year old daughter home. Her journey ...

American Girl Doll: Friend Or Foe?

When it comes to knowing what is best for your child, how do you proceed? When an emotionally motivated mother wishes ...

Forget Pink: Plastic Pop Culture Dolls (and Their Messages)

My daughter is an Ethiopian born kindergarten-age girl growing up in white America, so when the whole princess thing entered our ...

Birthing Out, Adoption In?

We know many of our vegan brethren are anti-breeding (for humans in addition to animals) and their reasoning makes perfect sense ...

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Statesville, NC: E.T. the Adorable Boxer Needs Rescue, Loves Other Dogs & People

NYC, NY: 2 black and white kittens need temp foster urgently for Nov and Dec! They have perma homes for Jan.

Atlanta, GA: Urgent Placement Needed for Declawed Orange Tabby Cat Who Has Been Failed Multiple Times

Oshkosh, WI: 11 year old purebred cocker spaniel Cookie is so sweet that you are sure to crumble when you meet her! Cookie was surrendered to the shelter by her former owner and she has now been up for adoption for one month without any interest at all.

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