Rebekah Kuschmider

Rebekah Kuschmider


Rebekah Kuschmider is a DC area writer with a background in non-profit management and advocacy. Her work has been seen at Babble, Scary Mommy, Huffington Post, The Mid, Redbook online, and The Broad Side. She is the creator of the blog Stay at Home Pundit and is a contributor to the upcoming book Love Her, Love Her Not: The Hillary Paradox (an anthology, SheWrites Press, Nov. 2015). You can follow her on Facebook and Twitter.

Rebekah Kuschmider Articles

#NastyWoman Update: Ladies Don't Need To Be Told Anything, Thank You Very Much

“Sometimes a lady has to be told when she’s being nasty.”


Yet More Information About Why BMI Isn't The Best Health Metric

In reality, we should be consulting with our own individual doctors about our own individual health statuses because giant studies don’t tell us diddly-squat about our own bodies (and neither do BMIs, for the most part).

Tips for showing all that teacher appreciation.

National Teacher Appreciation Week: Go Forth & Appreciate A Teacher!

Teachers deserve our appreciation for the work they do all day long. If you’re looking for ways to show teachers how much they mean to you here are a few tips:

Serena Williams ft. the fucks she gives about Raymond Moore

Raymond Moore: "Lady Players" Carried By Men In Tennis

“You know, in my next life, when I come back, I want to be someone in the WTA because they ride on the coattails of the men. They don't make any decisions, and they are lucky. They are very, very lucky. If I was a lady player, I'd go down every night on my knees and thank God that Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal were born because they have carried this sport. They really have.”

#HalalPaint allows Muslim women to lacquer up without worrying that their polish conflicts with wudhu guidelines. (Image Credit: Instagram/boshemian_girl)

New Wudhu-Friendly Line Of Nail Polish For Muslim Women - #HalalPaint

Nail polish maker Orly has teamed up with Muslim Girl, a great lifestyle and current affairs website started by a young Muslim woman, to develop a line of breathable nail polishes that allow water and oxygen to penetrate the lacquer. The new line, called #HalalPaint, will debut this summer.

Image: Gage Skidmore

Feminists, It's Time To Get Real About Trump

Do you want a man known for calling people “losers” to be sitting at a table with all the major economic powers in the world and trying to work out international trade deals or arms agreements? Or do you think he’d offend everyone in the room so much that he’d turn us into a global pariah?


4 Tiny Kittens Rescued From Florida Dump

(Sidebar: anyone who puts baby cats in a bag and tosses them in the trash does not deserve to keep breathing the same air as normal kitty-loving people.)

You're going to need patience, and probably a singular focus.

#RavsRadar: Don't Let Trump Turn You Into A Directionless Heap Of Despair

The next few months are going to feel like drinking from a firehose of bad political news. Just today, my email is pinging away with alerts about all the executive orders that Trump seems to have signed expressly to make me, Rebekah Kuschmider, lose my mind. I keep feeling jolts of adrenaline, and I reach for my phone to email or call or Tweet or SOMETHING to release my endless rage.

Because dogs are the best. They just are.

Pawsitive Action Is Helping Vets By Giving Them Dogs!

I am not sure the human race is really good enough to deserve dogs.


American Parents Are Miserable — But Not Because They're Parents

Are you a parent? Do you feel unhappy? Do you feel constantly stressed? Do you wish you could take a breather without worrying that you'd be losing pay or potentially losing your job? Is childcare eating up more of your income than any other expense?