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Do Your Ovaries Do the Talking at Election Time?

October 25, 2012

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First it was magic uteruses having an impact on election 2012. Now, according to a new study, it looks like candidates and pollsters who want to know more about the all-important woman’s vote should have a chat with our ovaries.…

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Photo ID Laws Disenfranchise Women Voters

July 26, 2012

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  Women voters beware. Right-wing attempts to push through tougher voter ID laws may keep you from voting in November. I’m not talking about zombie moms. I’m not talking about women trying to pull the wool over some poll …

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What Obamacare Means for One Mom

July 10, 2012

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The Affordable Care Act has been upheld by the Supreme Court, even though there was considerable media confusion about that at first. When the first reports came out when the decision was handed down, emotions ran high all across the …

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Women “Having it All?”: Our Culture of Exhaustion

June 24, 2012

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We haven’t had a guest “mother of intention” for a while, but my wonderful friend Carol Schiller was sharing some amazing thoughts about the recent “debate” about whether women can have it all.  So I persuaded her to share her …

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GOP Candidates on the “Hot” Topics

April 11, 2012

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And then there were three.  With Rick Santorum bowing out of the presidential race to salvage any chance he has at running again in 2016, three Republican candidates remain in the race.  So where do they stand on the “hot …

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Rick Santorum: GOP Ladies’ Man

March 29, 2012

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Conservative women voters LOVE Rick Santorum! While those of us on the Democratic side of the aisle worry about what will happen to our access to birth control and our reproductive health rights if the former Pennsylvania Senator were to …

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Super Tuesday, Here We Come!

March 3, 2012

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Buckle up, because the biggest day of the 2012 primary season is almost upon us.  Ten states will decide on Tuesday, March 6 who their favorite Republican candidate is.  Usually at least by Super Tuesday, we know which way the …

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Democrats to Court Suburban Moms. Will the GOP Come Calling, Too?

March 1, 2012

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Women decide elections. That’s a fact that’s been proven by a variety of studies.  Yet, political parties and candidates often don’t want to engage with women in any meaningful way.  And when it comes to women voters who happen to …

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Rick Santorum Doesn’t Want to be President

February 22, 2012

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  Rick Santorum has found his footing as a candidate for the Republican presidential nomination.  He’s gaining attention by the day, which is borne out by recent polls that put him in a double-digit lead over Mitt Romney, the …

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All the Presidents’ (Candidates’) Wives

February 9, 2012

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Much ado has been made about Jodi Kantor’s book, The Obamas, for its focus on the First Couple’s marriage and the role that First Lady Michelle Obama has a White House influencer. Critics (of both Michelle Obama and Kantor) …

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Mom Vote 2012 — Who Are the GOP Candidates?

January 24, 2012

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Who are the current Republican candidates running for president?  The list is changing every week, as some of the candidates we thought we’d see through more of the primary season have dropped out.  We’ve said goodbye to Michele Bachmann, …

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