Parents need to take extra precautions to make sure kids are safe if guns are in the house.

Talking With Kids About Gun Safety Can Save Lives

You should teach your kids what to do if they encounter a gun, but we as adults should do what we can to prevent that from happening in the first Read...
Rebekah Kuschmider    |   05.26.17   |   SHARE
Check out Graco's website to find out how to check your model number, and whether your car seat is affected by the recall.

Car Seat Recall Alert! Graco Is Recalling 25,000 Car Seats

Graco has issued a recall on 25,000 car seats, saying they cannot adequately restrain a child in the event of a crash. Read...
Rebekah Kuschmider    |   05.25.17   |   SHARE
Rafael voted for Trump, and he still supports the man. It's a testament to my isolated bubble that I had no idea how to respond. (Image Credit: Flickr/Gage Skidmore)

A Trump Voter At My Kitchen Table

The topic of Trump came up, and Rafael was immediately and vocally enthusiastic. But when he asked me why I didn’t like Trump, the collective weight Read...
Jess Lahitou   |   05.24.17   |   SHARE

Where Are All The Fat Women In The Handmaid’s Tale?

Given that the only requirement to be forced into handmaiden-hood is fertility, I find it quite strange that I have seen not one handmaid who looks Read...
Rebecca Bodenheimer    |   05.24.17   |   SHARE
"Right now, I’m simply heartbroken for the the dead and injured, for their families, for the people of Manchester, and for the performers and technicians creating the music last night." (Image Credit: Instagram/manchestertribute)

A Parent's Response To Manchester Attack

I've spent most of today trying not to confront the news that a terrorist instigated an explosion outside a London concert by Ariana Grande last Read...
Rebekah Kuschmider    |   05.23.17   |   SHARE
"It's really the holy grail of bioengineering for regenerative medicine."

3D Printing Just Made A Functioning Mouse Ovary

Once the tiny 3D printed ovary was built, scientists were able to put living tissue harvested from mice into it — specifically, the follicles holding Read...
Rebekah Kuschmider    |   05.22.17   |   SHARE
This very callout culture so enamored with gaslighting routinely and systematically gaslights anyone with so much as a single chubby toe out of line with their personal politics. (Image credit: Ashley_Nell_Tipton via Instagram)

Ashley Nell Tipton Deserves The Right To Autonomy

Fat activism is one of the few branches of social justice in which fellow activists seem to feel entitled to comment, degrade, harass, and otherwise Read...
joni edelman   |   05.22.17   |   SHARE
Cicadas hatched four years early. Are we entering the apocalypse?! (Image credit: By Bundschuh via Wikimedia Commons)

Unexpected Early Waking Cicadas From The Dreaded 'Brood X' Invading Already

The good news for those of us in the cicada zones: they’ll only be around for a couple more weeks. Cicadas are dramatic additions to any ecosystem, Read...
Rebekah Kuschmider    |   05.19.17   |   SHARE