Sexual Harassment. Enough is Freaking Enough.

The movie 9 to 5 was made in 1980. That's thirty-seven years ago. Thirty-seven years and it feels like nothing has changed. I have been reflecting this past week on sexual harassment. I have been absolutely shocked by the allegations from so many women against Harvey Weinstein. I can remember being in high school and a grown man putting his hands on my shoulders and rubbing them. I still remember how gross it made me feel. But I didn't know what to do. Another instance was at the same place…

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I Got a Pap and Mammogram Today. Most Action I’ve Seen in a While.

After watching both my parents die of cancer at young ages it's impossible not to live in fear. I sit here waiting for the day to come that I receive my very own diagnosis. Like it's not a matter of if, but when. It's impossible not to live this way. After seeing everything I watched my parents go through. I just feel like I'm doomed. And I just turned 40. I don't feel 40. But knowing my mom only lived to be 54 scares the shit out of me now.…

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If You Want to Babysit Our Kids, You’ll Have to Sign This Contract

When we had four babies at home it was imperative that we have a mature, responsible babysitter. Someone who could formula feed. And change multiple diapers. And put kids in cribs. And microwave hot dogs. But now that these kids are practically grown, the only reason we need a babysitter is so that they don't kill each other. So without further ado.... Dear Future Sitter, If you'd like the honor of babysitting for us there are a couple of ground rules we need to cover. -Our oldest child is in…

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