I started my first website in 1998. It wasn’t a blog, per se, because blogging didn’t exist then. I built a website about homeschooling at GeoCities. This was before Yahoo bought them, when they very first began. (It just occurred to me that this means I’ve been at this thing for 21 years. I hadn’t […]
No Ringy, No Dingy: The Time Parents Interrupted Purity Culture. When the youth pastor became too emphatic about having sex on his wedding night, we parents stepped in.
When I was a kid, I knew what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wanted to be a nurse. And then a vet. And then a newspaper reporter. And an animal cop. I thought doctors and nurses were smart, but I hated science. I was completely dog-crazy — “He followed me home Mom!” — but vet […]
Getting a mammogram IS taking care of yourself. Family history plays a large part in the possibility of getting cancer, but the BRCA test and a mammogram are your best offense so that you will know your risk.