By Elizabeth

Cowboy-Style “Point-and-Click Justice” Hurting Families

The Internet breeds cheap activism. Point and click, donate a buck, sign a pledge, leave a comment. You can walk away feeling good about yourself and never think about it again. This disconnected approach can lead to angry mobs executing Punishment by Internet. Death threats over speaking out against sexism, ruined careers over speaking sexist…

Messy Mirror pic 2

Family Mess, Family Art

This is my everyday day. My unflattering chore hair. My pile of washed laundry that may get worn before it gets put away. My bed. Probably no one’s made it in a week. My baggy work-stained shirt plastered with fairy stickers–where did she find fairy stickers? My little Pixie, naked, shoving blocks in my pockets while…

Four generations-my first daughter, my mom, and her mom.

Mother’s Day

I started my Mother’s Day with a mother’s luxury: a shower by myself, complete with time to shave and use a homemade body scrub. I even blow dried my hair and straightened it afterward, and put on some lotion, and lemon juice to help lighten all the extra freckles I’ve been collecting driving Bug to…