Shannon Day

Shannon Day

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 Articles

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

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A middle schooler's act of defiance has called into question the purpose of their dress code.

Lovers & Fighters In America: 6th Grader Molly Neuner Shares Why She Challenged Her School's Sexist Dress Code

The following day, instead of adhering to the dress code, Molly decided to take a stand against it. She wore another sleeveless top to school and this time she wrote a powerful message on her arm: #IAmNotADistraction. Twenty other girls at the school wore tank tops that day too to show their solidarity.

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City Stay lets people from different cultures connect, without having to travel out of state. (Image Credit: www.groupmumma.com)

Lovers & Fighters In America: City Stay Connects Diverse Students & Families In Minnesota

‘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.

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A suburban mom takes a stand. (Image credit: Lexi Magnusson)

Lovers And Fighters In America: LGBTQ Love Shines BC #LoveTrumpsHate

The Lovers & Fighters of America is a weekly column here at Ravishly featuring

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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 — a 26-year-old, Criminal Justice graduate from Massachusetts. Jaxon’s is a story of self-discovery and strength, a bright light at a time when the oppressive stance of the far-right looms — like an ominous dark cloud — over the trans community.

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Dalton Lamert and Alex Radelich have been spreading kindness across the U.S. since 2012. (Photo Credit: @ExploreKindness Facebook)

Lovers & Fighters In America: Exploring Kindness & The U.S.A. In An RV

Not only are Alex Radelich and Dalton Lemert taking to the road with their mission to change the world one act of kindness at a time, but they are encouraging others to do the same, and suggest you lead your own Explore Kindness Trips.

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A story of friendship.

How A Muslim Mom & A Christian Retired Teacher Found Friendship Amidst Bigotry

This story of two strangers at a park reminds us of the value in human kindness and friendship. Friendship amidst bigotry.

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“I believe everyone should have an equal and fair chance at life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, and it doesn’t seem that this administration adheres to the same philosophy.” – NYC Restauranteur, Ravi DeRossi.

Lovers & Fighters In America: Sip A Cocktail, Help A Cause At Coup

The process is simple: for every drink purchased, customers receive a wooden token to drop into one of six jars located around the establishment. Each jar is labeled with a pro-equality organization’s name.

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“If even one person was affected and my story makes them feel like they can finally be free, then that’s all I can ask for.” - Kahla Grams

Lovers & Fighters In America: Celebrating Love Without Shame

“I was compelled to come out on social media because I felt it was time that I wasn’t hiding who I was. It was more so coming out to say I was in a relationship; it just happened to be with a woman this time. She’s the best thing to ever happen to me so I figured I should show her off.”

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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

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