Sitemap - 2023 - Playing with Fire

Help me with my book!

We need to talk about why women are expected to tolerate pain

Weekly roundup of things that are šŸ”„šŸ”„šŸ”„

Featured Firestarter

Meet Firestarter Carry Nation

Join me on Zoom!

Weekly roundup of things that are šŸ”„šŸ”„šŸ”„

Don't waste your time worrying about only children

Meet Firestarter Josephine Baker

Become a featured Firestarter

Weekly roundup of things that are šŸ”„šŸ”„šŸ”„

Gun violence in America is not hopeless and you are not helpless

Meet Firestarter Viola Liuzzo

Protecting your mental health is not the same as looking away

Weekly roundup of things that are šŸ”„šŸ”„šŸ”„

Let's celebrate women who are Firestarters

How not to be lost in translation

Man enough to care

Why do we stop playing?

The transformational practice of writing yourself a love letter

Where are the men?

How ancestry.com helped me forgive my grandmother

For those of us with mother-shaped holes

What's on your mind?

What parents need to know about eating disorder content on social media

Are you a jackhammer or a hummingbird?

I Love You. Stop Touching Me.

Everything you always wanted to ask another woman about menopause* (*but were afraid to ask)

What's on your mind?

Scenes from my marriages

Deathbed regrets, I have a few (with apologies to Frank Sinatra)

Big news for Playing with Fire šŸ”„šŸ”„šŸ”„

What I learned as a white woman in the gun safety movement

Every nation is home to racists, bigots and misogynists; only America arms them

How has the world come for you?

One of the most important leadership lessons I've learned: We are all leaders

What is the thing you tell yourself that extinguishes your spark?

Shannon in the bardo

Are you there God? It's me. Iā€™m in menopause.

Reflections on being burned in effigy

How does motherhood relate to activism?

Is it ok to fight like a mother?

Are you comfortable with public speaking?

Life after leading Moms Demand Action

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