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Miracle Kirby Vacuum Salesman

Oh, Lord how am I ever going to get everything done? I asked. I need some kind of miracle. A Course in Miracles says I am entitled to miracles because I am your daughter. Then this guy showed up and asked if he could come in my house and…

Belle - Battered Codependent

By now no one will be surprised when I say that I’m not a huge fan of Belle from Beauty and the Beast. Some might see Belle as a redeeming character because she is smart and loves to read. She is, after all, bright enough to tell Gaston, the…
By Leola Dublin Growing up, I used to love those Virginia Slims magazine ads that featured pictures of women from the 19th and early 20th centuries juxtaposed with saucy looking modern women smoking cigarettes. I grew up in a smoke-free home,…

Invent Now

At the 2008 Women's Conference in California Dr. Condoleezza Rice stated, "We're not doing a good enough job of preparing girls for science and technology professions." Myself, I wondered - Why are we the only parents who signed our daughter…

Seamstress Apprentice

This is Ainsley's first sewing project, a really cute hot pad. Lately, now that I have a functional kitchen I don't loath, I've resurrected this foundation of knowledge about cooking. I can cook. Well. I can make, like, anything I would want…

Empowering Girls: Auto Mechanics

I do not want Ainsley growing up feeling like she can't do anything around a vehicle. Women and girls drive. They buy cars. Their cars need maintenance. Ainsley's Daddy takes her out to work on the car if he has to change a tire or replace…

Housekeeping Paraphernalia

by Tracee Sioux Mommy, can I have that Kid's Washer & Dryer by Little Colorado for Christmas? No way. You don't need to pretend to do laundry. If you want to do laundry, you can do it for real. I promise there will be plenty of opportunities…

Self Portrait of a Housewife

This is a self portrait of a 1950s housewife. What do you see? Thank You to my friend Cindy for allowing me to print her mother's work.