Rebekah Kuschmider

Rebekah Kuschmider

Bio

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

Why You Should Go Ahead And Give Your Dog Table Scraps

Your dog was destined to be your best friend. It’s SCIENCE.

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Best Idea Ever: Catnip Wine For Your Feline Friends!

For those who imbibe, a glass of wine can be a lovely way to relax at the end of the day. Just stretch out with your cat, have a few sips of vino and let your cares roll off you.

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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 place. One group of adults who can be especially helpful on that front is pediatricians. Some of them are hoping to be part of an effort to reduce gun accidents by talking to parents about gun safety.

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The Real Takeaway From "Meternity Leave"

She almost makes a good point, but it’s lost among the WTF of her not realizing that babies need more care than dumped friends. That we have reached a point where caring for children is the ONLY excuse for walking away from work for a few hours shows a screwed up attitude toward work. Not to mention that employers pay too little to allow people the flexibility to take breaks to recharge.

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Alabama Dog Accidentally Runs Half Marathon

This past weekend, a dog wandering the streets of Elkmont, AL came across a half marathon and started trotting along with the runners.

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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.

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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).

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Image Credit: NY Daily News

A Kid Is Injured, A Gorilla Is Killed, And The Internet Manages To Make It Even Worse

It makes us feel better to say “My kid would never…” but you know what? Any kid might. They run into the street, they climb too high in trees, they put things they find on the ground in their mouths — and it all happens in a second, while a parent’s head is turned.

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E-Cigarettes Now Under FDA Regulation

Wanna vape? You’re gonna need ID for that.

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Image Credit: Thomas Kelley via Unsplash

Happy National Doughnut Day!

So why are you still sitting here reading this? Get up! Grab your keys! Go get a doughnut!

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