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Mother's Day

Mother's Day

“Motherhood is the biggest gamble in the world. It's the glorious life force. Its huge and scary- an act of infinite optimism.” Gilda Radner Its Mothers Day again. We love it...cute hand drawn pictures, found tokens of love, the brunch place you go to that becomes a warzone of screaming 5 yr olds covered in syrup… We watch our children discover and adventure through the world with joy most of the time; the other 40% we try to figure out if its poop or chocolate. I was pregnant with my first, hanging out at our neighborhood block party when one...

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Hero

Hero

James Shaw Jr is the young man who disarmed the gunman at a Waffle House in Nashville, during which six people were shot, four of them fatally.“I don’t want people to think that I was the Terminator, or Superman or anybody like that. It was just, I figured if I was going to die, he was going to have to work for it,” he said, insisting that his was a selfish act.Hero.He started a GoFundMe page to help pay the funeral expenses of the dead. He set a $15,000 goal, which is far too low as decent funerals go, but...

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420

420

A story released yesterday by CBS shared that the Marijuana Business Daily survey reported a 2015 industry average of 36% of women holding positions of power in cannabis-related companies. That percentage dropped significantly to 27% in 2017. Two women, Gia Moron (Women Grow) and Mary Pryor (Cannaclusive) are working hard to reverse this trend.   You can read the article in full by clicking here. And follow along with our favorite pro-marijuana feed run by women, for women, here.  Image by @omgitsdes, as seen on @treefemmecollective. Roll me up and smoke me when I die. 

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Equal Pay Day | AAUW

Equal Pay Day | AAUW

Equal pay for equal work. Let's talk… Such an easy, straightforward concept, right? Let's not get into the minutia of “everyone does a job differently” and strengths vs weakness; let's just address the fact that women, flat out, in almost every profession, are paid less than men for the same role. It's not a subjective statement; the wage gap is a proven thing (like global warming, but we won't get into that today). Because we can only change the world through our actions, take action. Support local business that show their commitment to equal pay, state your expectations clearly to employers regarding...

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March On

March On

"We are mothers. We are caregivers. We are artists. We are activists. We are entrepreneurs, doctors, leaders of industry and technology. Our potential is unlimited. We rise." Alicia Keys "Once the heaviness [of the election] began to subside, an opportunity has presented itself to make real long-term change, not just for future Americans, but in the way we view our responsibility to get involved with and stay active in our communities. Let this weight not drag you down, but help to get your heels stuck in." Scarlett Johansson "A movement is much more than a march. A movement is that...

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