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Minister of God, Peggy

Last night my seven-year-old daughter, Ainsley, had the privileged of seeing her grandmother become a Licensed Minister. My mother-in-law Peggy Thornton became, the FIRST female Licensed Minister in her church. It was very exciting to…

Working Women

. . . in a time lacking truth and certainty and filled with anguish and despair, no woman should be shamefaced in attempting to give back to the world, through her work, a portion of its lost heart. Louise Bogan, as excerpted from Sarah Ban…
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Clean House in 30 Minutes

On the way home with my whole family in tow, I had flash of brilliance: When we get home, let's go in the house and clean it up. If we work together and clean for half an hour I bet we could have a totally clean house and we could all relax,…
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Controversial Post About Body Hair

Having given this a great deal of thought I've come to a fairly significant position on the issue of girls and body grooming. The Girl Revolution often looks at controversial hairy issues: should you let your daughter color her hair at 7?…
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Girl Scouts Makeover

The Girl Scouts are getting a makeover. Frankly, they need it. The Boy Scouts was my first "feminist cause." My mother sent me to Brownies one year, where I learned to braid hair. Both my brothers became Eagle Scouts and they learned how…