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I cannot put my finger on the exact moment it started with me but I know I was very young. I suffered with “nice” girl disease as early as ages four and five and most likely even younger. I am not sure why I contracted the disease but the possibilities are
doreenb8 · 1832 days ago

Women’s abilities are always being called into question. Take Rick Santorum's poke at women being too emotion for duty at the front lines of combat situations. A select corps of women is fighting back. Read the story of one American and two Afghani teenage
IntheHeartland · 2294 days ago

It’s one thing to accept total responsibility for yourself, but there’s far more self-reliance and strength of character involved when you’ve undertaken an adventure nearly two months long, alone, and trekking nearly blind in the vast, cold region of Antar
IntheHeartland · 2325 days ago

PLUS Model Magazine, according to an article by Tamara Abraham for the United Kingdom-based online blog Daily Mail, has sparked controversy. See if you can guess what the controversy is from the accompanying photograph. Then check out my Living in the Hear
IntheHeartland · 2347 days ago

I overheard a woman say, “Girls can be SO catty.”The woman she was talking to responded, “They ARE, aren’t they!”It was a lesson my mother taught me. Her point was: “Don’t trust girls, they’re out to hurt you.”This year I discovered how important other wom
IntheHeartland · 2357 days ago

I remember so clearly way back then... Curled up in my closet with a book and a pen The ending didn’t sit well with me I needed a flashlight so I could see.   Before I realized; I was a mother-to-be Much too young I’m sure you would agree She became my lif
doreenb8 · 2479 days ago

  At 93 Therrell Camille Smith keeps everyone on their toes. She’s still teaching ballet in a school she established 60 plus years ago in her hometown of Washington D.C. Read more about this amazing woman on my blog Living in the Heartland.
IntheHeartland · 2533 days ago

Who hasn’t had a moment when they felt like yelling? What if you couldn’t? What if you weren’t able to say anything?Those among us who are able-bodied often take our abilities for granted. Jan Christian hasn’t taken the power of her voice for granted for a
IntheHeartland · 2596 days ago

Who says girls aren’t good in math and science? Jean Bartik was a brain-ENIAC. She was one of six unsung heroines who helped lead the world into the computer age. There weren’t many career options available to this woman who was born in 1927. Jean was obv
IntheHeartland · 2604 days ago

Being a mum, I always question myself and wonder. Am I doing a good job? Are my children happy? ♥♥♥ So what makes a good mum? I try my best.I'm not perfect. I do try to instil optimism and self-confidence to my children. I giv
Elle · 2963 days ago

Until last year I only used my computer for writing and a little research on the Internet.All that changed when we finally got broadband.I know... At the time I was recovering from a debilitating illness which resulted in the loss of my unborn baby.As I s
Elle · 3019 days ago

I mostly lived in fear as a child.In fact, I cannot remember a time when I felt completely safe. I encountered abuse in many forms,verbal,physical and sexual. Pain comes and goes but psychological scars are much more difficult to heal, the scabs they leav
Elle · 3027 days ago

I found my perfect little black dress by accident. If you've read me before, you'll know that I haven't always attached that much importance to my clothes.Over the years,my attitude has however changed. Last year, I tried on this black "top" which had cau
Elle · 3028 days ago