The Cost of Perfection

Walking across the stage receiving her diploma was one of the proudest moments of her life, and one of the most terrifying.  She couldn't believe she was the first one in her family to graduate from college but she still had no idea what she was going to do about her situation. If her father … Continue reading The Cost of Perfection

An Accidental Feminist?

Pingback: https://dailypost.wordpress.com/discover-challenges/speak-out/ This week we are challenged to speak out. Here's my voice. I did not march yesterday. I wasn’t one of the crowd that amassed the inaugural crowd by roughly three times (New York Times). Instead, I split  the day between home and running errands with my son,  followed by dinner at a friends’ house, … Continue reading An Accidental Feminist?

Woman vs Woman

via Daily Prompt: Criticize Pingback: https://amannameddan.wordpress.com/2017/02/09/my-own-worst-judge/ Some criticism is good and productive; such as constructive criticism. However, more so than not criticism is negative. Women are the worst offenders. We are our own worst critics,  incessantly criticizing ourselves. Constantly doubting ourselves, second guessing ourselves, and criticizing every thing we do. Why do we do this to ourselves, though? Perhaps we are raised … Continue reading Woman vs Woman

An Accidental Feminist?

I did not march yesterday. I wasn't one of the crowd that amassed the inaugural crowd by roughly three times (New York Times). Instead, I split  the day between home and running errands with my son,  followed by dinner at a friends' house, where our children played as we chatted and talked about many things, … Continue reading An Accidental Feminist?