Most of the time, Barbie is criticized for her unrealistic body type and the impression she makes on young girls. But Barbie is still a career-driven woman, holding down more than 150 jobs in her 55 years. Barbie's latest gig, based on artist interpretation, depicts her as Virgin Mary with a Ken doll Jesus. It would be an understatement to say that Catholic officials are outraged.Read Full Story
It's easy to thank your lucky stars that you have a healthy child, but it doesn't do much in the way of dousing my strong desire to do something to help kids with cancers like leukemia. So, instead of sitting on my rear, I challenge you to join me as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month wraps up with these butt-kicking ways to join the fight against childhood cancer.Read Full Story
Leaving your kids behind is the last thing you'd think about doing, but unless you have a living trust or have written a will, what happens to your kids when you die? A mom with cancer asked an oncology nurse to raise her son if the disease took her life, which got me realizing the importance of deciding who will raise your kids if you die.Read Full Story
Meeting friendly moms in the park doesn't always raise red flags, but for one Georgia mom, it ended in her death. And now I'm paranoid to agree to bring my kids around anyone we don't know, as I'm wondering if playdates and hand-me-downs could lead to murder. But before I keep my kids on lockdown, there are a few steps I plan to take to ensure the kindness of strangers is safe.Read Full Story
I was raised in the submissive Christian culture. I was told point blank that men are leaders and women are followers. I was on the track to make marriage my career as I attended Bible College — which is why it's so hard to read a blog post written by a pastor about his 5-year-old daughter that discusses just that.Read Full Story
Dads, we get it. You're protective of your little girl — how sweet. While every child should be so lucky to have a caring, involved father, the "overbearing dad with a shotgun" trope is getting really old.Read Full Story
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