Author Archives: AmandaM

Your Worst Day Ever: David Avocado’s Himalayan Salt Debunked

Originally posted on Bad Science Debunked :
I’ve had more than one good belly laugh over the scientific absurdities of David Avocado Wolfe, a believer that water is a living organism whose attitude is shaped by the path taken through the…

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10 Huge Misconceptions About Emotional Child Abuse

Originally posted on The Invisible Scar:
[via Neal Sanche] “How could you have been abused?” a grossly misinformed person in an adult survivor’s life may say. “You had a roof over your head, food in your belly, clothes, and no…

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The problem with “I have a boyfriend”

Originally posted on Of Means and Ends:
Many of us have probably met a woman who wears a fake engagement or wedding ring to avoid advances by men. Often times women will offer up “I have a boyfriend” as a…

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Belief in…Everything?!

My husband was recently in a conversation with a co-worker, and it somehow came up that her 3 boys, aged between 11-15 still believe in the Easter Bunny. I was absolutely flabbergasted. In addition, of course, they also believe in … Continue reading

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I Don’t Want To Protect My Daughter. I Want To Prepare Her.

Originally posted on Thought Catalog:
I, like most parents, have this vague philosophy by which I’m attempting to raise the product of my uterus. Currently, it amounts to something like this: I don’t want to merely protect my daughter from…

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My Brand of Feminism

Alright, I’m going to play this game. I have been cruising the blogosphere for the last couple weeks, and I have noticed a lot of misinformation going around about “Liberal Feminists” and “Feminazis.” It seems like whenever I post a … Continue reading

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Who needs sleep?

I haven’t had a full night’s sleep in almost 6 years. I was never a good sleeper to start with, and then with the addition of children in my life, it’s all gone to hell. I’ve gotten embroiled in a … Continue reading

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My daughter is into princesses. Like, really into princesses. She wants to grow up to be a princess. I had to gently inform her that that wasn’t a viable career option. But, alas, she still wants to be one. We … Continue reading

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Is It Tough Love?

My daughter recently told me one of the girls in her class had a sister that died in a car crash. Tragic, yes? Then she said, “now her sister is in heaven.” Ouch. I certainly didn’t expect to have this … Continue reading

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Yet Another Abortion Debate!

I have gotten embroiled in several separate abortion debates as of late, on several different blogs. It seems as though almost any topic can be brought around to abortion once you start debating about morality. So, even though my blog … Continue reading

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