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America's Next Great Pundit, PunditMom

This post originally appeared on PunditMom, printed with permission. I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t disappointed that I didn’t make the cut for finalists in the Washington Post’s “Next Great Pundit” contest. I’m not quite sure why the…
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Know Your Power - Book Review

I picked up a copy of Know Your Power: A Message to America's Daughters by Nancy Pelosi on a flight from Salt Lake City to Dallas. This book gives insight into how a housewife with five children became the first female Speaker of the House…

National Healing

My daughter is as thrilled to wake to a world of Barack Obama even though her friends' parents tell them that "Obama is a baby-killing Muslim and will likely be killed because he's black." "Abraham Lincoln was killed, John Kennedy was killed,…

What Are You Doing Here?

What are you doing here? GO VOTE! Vote With Your Daughter! Our kids will be up all night with us at the Democratic Headquarters Party. We'll be munching Pizza, drinking champagne and watching election results.

Vote With Your Daughter

Thanks to Claire Mysko, author of You're Amazing: A No-Pressure Guide to Being Your Best Self, for pointing out the Take Our Daughters to the Polls initiative from The White House Project. My husband and I took out daughter out of school…
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I Hate Sarah Palin!

As an advocate for girls let me make the following plea on behalf of your daughter: Please, please, please speak respectfully of the one and only female candidate the Repubican Party has ever put on their ticket for Vice President of the…

Empowering Girls: Young Women Vote

by Tracee Sioux Over drinks, after the convention, I spoke to young college-aged single women who voted for Obama and tried to see where they were coming from. What I saw was that they haven't experienced sexism because they aren't mothers…

Empowering Girls: Mourning Hillary

Upon my return from the Texas Democratic Convention I'm experiencing grief. I'm mourning the death of a dream. Prone to weeping. While doing my make up, driving the car, working out. I'm just quietly weeping. I haven't wanted to write. I'm…