Feed the kids real food.
If marijuana interacts with the brain in such a way that it eases seizures, it is reasonable to expect serious research into whether it can positively effect the brain for non-life threatening, often debilitating, mental health issues.
She doesn’t seek confirmation of her beauty relative to her strength, she knows her beauty comes from her strength.
Lately I've been wondering if I can still do a back handspring, so I decided to find out -- I went to an adult gymnastics class. It began easily enough with the very basics: stretches, forward rolls, handstands, etc. I had to remind myself that most people didn't participate in competitive cheerleading for 6 years, because I was getting restless. … Continue reading I Love Myself
If you believe a person is created at conception and deserves a chance at life, how can you make an argument that illegally selling cigarettes, talking back to a police officer, or playing with a toy gun means you deserve to die? You can’t. That's why I'm calling BS on the obsession with protecting the sanctity of life.
Rhetoric matters, and it also happens to be one of the sharpest tools in the shed.
I'm not saying my kids will change the world, but I will most certainly encourage them to try. I've grown up in a system that praises merit, degrees, and falling in line, and I've seen our society lose its luster, creativity, and innovation in the process.
The first time I was pulled over by a police officer I was just about to turn 17. I lived in a suburb about 30 minutes away from McKinney, TX. I was on my way to drop off a family friend after the homecoming parade, and I was in a rush because my date was … Continue reading Good Cop, Bad Cop
It's one thing to be generous on your own terms, but when you're asked to be generous on family-level terms, in an unconditionally loving way, that is when the boundaries between conditional and unconditional love become blurred.
This is a post I wrote for the Huffington Post almost two years ago, and I still feel that many of the sentiments are relevant, so I'm re-posting here today. GO MILLENNIALS! Much has been said about Joel Stein's Time piece in which he declares the current generation of young adults the "Me, Me, Me Generation." As … Continue reading The Millennial Minority