Using a pair of knitting needles and some yarn, Noortje de Keijzer, a Dutch multidisciplinary designer, has come up with her answer to female loneliness… specifically the kind that some women feel when they don’t have a guy around (ladies... why, why, why?).
The design project she calls My Knitted Boyfriend is essentially a life-size man pillow. Think blow-up doll, but one that uses stuffing instead ... [Read More]
This year marks March of Dimes 75th year of improving the health of mothers and babies. In celebration, more than 7 million people in 900 communities across the country will walk in March for Babies events over the course of 2013 to raise awareness and funds to help moms have healthy, full-term pregnancies and give babies healthy lives. Among these dedicated 7 million walkers, you will find Woman You Should ... [Read More]
Last year we introduced you WYSK Ashley Wise, a military wife and mother of three who founded Battling Bare, an awareness campaign and network of support for service members and their families suffering and struggling with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
After Ashley’s husband returned from combat with PTSD, she was compelled to share her story with other military wives. When she realized she ... [Read More]
In addition to building girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place, one local California chapter of the Girl Scouts is now committed to fostering girls' interest in the largely male-dominated industry of video game design.
As recently reported by GirlGamer.com, the Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles (GSGLA) have teamed up with Women in Games International ... [Read More]
Earth Day was created back in the 1970’s to organize a nationwide demonstration so large it would get the attention of politicians and force issues of the environment into the nation’s dialogue. Today, more than one billion people around the world will take part in the 43rd anniversary of Earth Day to voice their concerns for the planet, and take action to protect it. ... [Read More]
Right now, there is a Woman You Should Know illuminating the city of Anchorage, Alaska and her name is Patricia "Pat Riot" Bergeron. At age 50, she is one of the oldest All-Star Players in the Women's Flat Track Derby Association, the international governing body for the sport of women’s flat track roller derby. Having survived domestic abuse as a young mother at age 15, and struggling to ... [Read More]
Ladies... did you know that you can find happiness through cream cheese, deodorant can make you brave during an emotional moment, canned croissants are the stuff of magical wishes and milk can not only tame your “ugly” hair and land you a princely hubby, it can also calm a tidal wave of PMS tears?!?! We had no idea and have to thank the very WYSKy Sarah Haskins for ... [Read More]