You aren’t fated to be a bad parent just because yours were

Not all of us have had ideal parents, and sometimes long after we’re out of their sphere of influence, the damage they’ve done remains. I certainly fall into the category of someone who still is affected by what happened in her childhood, and the damage was enough that I worried that I’d do the same to my daughter. Read More You aren’t fated to be a bad parent just because yours were

Fifty Shades of Garbage: Why You Should Skip this Cinematic Abomination

Just when I thought I’d never have to hear about this trainwreck of a book again, they’ve apparently made a trainwreck of a movie out of it, and it’s coming out on Valentine’s Day. How… romantic?

Anyway, you shouldn’t watch this movie, and you should encourage everyone you know not to watch it either. Here’s why. Read More Fifty Shades of Garbage: Why You Should Skip this Cinematic Abomination

Dispatches from Ladyblogland

All the news that Ladyblogland found interesting this past week.

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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

In which fashion is tone deaf not once, but twice. Read More Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Science News: 11/13/13

Happy Wednesday, everybody! Lots of good news this week, from asteroids that aren’t going to kill us all to several awesome new species (and babies of everyone’s favorite new species of the year). Also, updates on the supposed global wine shortage and early puberty epidemic. On the terrible end of the spectrum, though, there’s Haiyan. Read More Science News: 11/13/13