BIO

Shannon Day is co-author of Martinis & Motherhood: Tales of Wonder, Woe & WTF?! (a funny and heartwarming book & martini guide for moms).  She is a freelance writer and blogger whose words and wit can be found at several online sites, including her own: Martinis & Motherhood.  Get in touch with Shannon via Facebook or Twitter

Shannon Day's Articles

Mental health advocacy, one resource at a time.

Lovers & Fighters In America: Radio Host & Daughter Offer Their Expertise To Those Suffering From Mental Illness

The Lovers & Fighters of America' is a weekly column here at Ravishly featuring behind-the-scenes stories of inspirational people taking a stance against hate. According to the... Read...
Shannon Day    |   03.24.17 12am   |   SHARE
A dinner at Red Lobster meant the world to a vulnerable young woman and her family. (Image Credit: Anthony22 via Wikimedia Commons)

Lovers & Fighters In America: The Impact Of Acceptance At A Powerful Dinner Out

'The Lovers & Fighters of America' is a weekly column here at Ravishly featuring behind-the-scenes stories... Read...
Shannon Day    |   03.17.17 12am   |   SHARE
Raven Matthews worked to overcome multiple obstacles, her life an embodiment of "Nevertheless, she persisted." (Image Credit: Courtney Privett)

Lovers & Fighters In America: Mother & Daughter Defy Stereotypes & Embody 'Nevertheless, She Persisted'

'The Lovers & Fighters of America' is a weekly column here at Ravishly featuring behind-the-scenes stories of inspirational people taking a stance against hate. “Nevertheless, she persisted.” A... Read...
Shannon Day    |   03.10.17 12am   |   SHARE
Jaxon wants to offer his advice to anyone struggling with their identity.

Lovers & Fighters In America: Jaxon Shares His Transitioning Experience

'The Lovers & Fighters of America' is a weekly column here at Ravishly featuring behind-the-scenes stories of inspirational people taking a stance against hate. This week, we’re featuring Jaxon... Read...
Shannon Day    |   03.3.17 12am   |   SHARE
Stopping bullying, one pink shirt at a time. (Image Credit: Twitter/@pinkshirtday)

Lovers & Fighters In America: Pink-Shirted & Proud, Travis Price Started International Anti-Bullying Movement

'The Lovers & Fighters of America' is a weekly column here at Ravishly featuring behind-the-scenes stories of inspirational people taking a stance against hate. This week for The Lovers &... Read...
Shannon Day    |   02.24.17 12pm   |   SHARE
Mohamed Bzeek has dedicated much of his life to caring for terminally ill children.

Lovers & Fighters In America: Mohamed Bzeek Fosters Terminally Ill Children

'The Lovers & Fighters of America' is a weekly column here at Ravishly featuring behind-the-scenes stories of inspirational people taking a stance against hate. Last week, Hailey Branson-Potts,... Read...
Shannon Day    |   02.17.17 12am   |   SHARE
Standing up to bigots, wherever they pop up.

  Lovers & Fighters In America: Young Teacher Stands Up To Gas Station Bigot

'The Lovers & Fighters of America' is a weekly column here at Ravishly featuring behind-the-scenes stories of inspirational people taking a stance against hate. Acts of racism and harassment are... Read...
Shannon Day    |   02.10.17 11am   |   SHARE
Febin Bellamy is the founder of Unsung Heroes.

Lovers & Fighters In America: Students Honor the Unsung Heroes of University Campuses Across the US

Founded in April of 2016, by Georgetown University student Febin Bellamy, Unsung Heroes is a growing student-lead movement. With the use of social media, and a strong focus on human connection,... Read...
Shannon Day    |   01.20.17 10am   |   SHARE