Raising Kids With Chronic Illnesses. Seeking Answers & Discovering Hope.

Autism, ADHD, Asthma, Allergies. Just one of these words can disrupt a mother’s preconceived ideas of how she will raise her children. This mom’s kids are living with all of them.

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Teacher Inspires Her High School Students To Understand And Promote Feminism

“What people don’t understand about feminism is that it’s not an attack on men. It’s a fight for fairness and equality, which is something that everyone should have.”

Teacher Inspires Her High School Students To Understand And Promote Feminism

Rape Humor Decal Of Girl Bound And Gagged On Truck Prompts UK Woman To Take Action

“If You See Something, Say Something™,” may be a slogan to come out of our country’s War on Terror, but it is just as important a mantra to follow when it comes to the global War on Women.

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Fix-it Friday with Norma Vally

The Princess Burn Book… A Mean Girls/Disney Princess Parody

The Princess Burn Book… A Mean Girls/Disney Princess Parody

November 10, 2014 by

"Cinderella thinks she's hipster because her clothes are handmade." - Queen Elsa In this Mean Girls/Disney Princess parody, Aurora, Rapunzel and Queen Elsa have just found their old burn book and dish the dirt on the rest of the Disney Princesses. Oh, and, Mary Poppins doesn't get away unscathed either. PS - We assume the filmmaker, Rob Manion, released this parody now ... [Read More]

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Seven Women Seven Summits. Together Reaching Higher.

November 10, 2014 by

By Stephanie Roland - When someone tells you to “Aim High,” what comes to mind? Probably some variation of try your best, dream big, shoot for the stars, etc. Well seven women have taken the inspirational mantra a little more literally, shooting not quite for the stars, but as close to them as you can get without leaving Earth. ... [Read More]

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Welcome to the Museum of Selfies

November 7, 2014 by

The Museum of Selfies project was started by Danish art director Olivia Muus when she recently visited the National Gallery of Denmark in Copenhagen. “I took a picture for fun and liked how this simple thing could change their character and give their facial expression a whole new meaning. It's interesting how we get a whole new perception of people, ... [Read More]

The MythBusters Tackle The “Throw Like a Girl” Myth. It’s Awesome.

The MythBusters Tackle The “Throw Like a Girl” Myth. It’s Awesome.

November 7, 2014 by

Is there any credence to the insult, "You throw like a girl?" We think that Mo’ne Davis pretty much ended the debate over what the term “throwing like a girl” means, but just in case you or someone you know are not convinced, we’ve turned to the experts at Dicovery’s MythBusters to tell it like it really is. ... [Read More]

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Fix-It Friday: How To Clean A Dirty Oven… No Chemicals Required

"Hi Norma - I REALLY need to clean my oven so my Thanksgiving turkey doesn’t taste like everything else I’ve made in it of late. It’s seven years old and not self-cleaning. I’ve avoided doing it because I don’t want to set-off a cloud of noxious chemicals in my kitchen for a whole day. Is there a non-toxic way to clean a non-self cleaning oven? Thanks so much!" - WYSK Reader Nina ... [Read More]

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Queens Of Noise: Women In Punk Rock

Punk has a special place in my heart; I grew up listening to the likes of the Clash, and as I started learning to play guitar and bass, the distorted, smart commentary of these bands especially spoke to me. But the more I listened to these rock greats, the more I realized women in the field, particularly as musicians and writers, were anomalies. ... [Read More]

GoldieBlox Takes On Barbie With New Action Figure

GoldieBlox Takes On Barbie With New Action Figure

November 6, 2014 by

GoldieBlox, the toy aisle disrupters and makers of engineering toys for girls, has a beef with Barbie. In an effort to give girls more options, the company has unveiled a new action figure named appropriately… "Goldie." Goldie isn't your average doll. Instead of a dream house and unrealistic body proportions, Goldie is an engineer with a toolbelt, equipped with toy axles, wrenches, ... [Read More]

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Hey Smart Girls… This Encouraging Jenipher Lyn Doodle Is Made For You

November 6, 2014 by

WYSK Jenipher Lyn is a vivacious and bubbly artist who specializes in whimsical, punny illustrations blended with happy, hopeful words of wisdom. Her latest confidence boosting, smart girls themed doodle, which is being released exclusively on Women You Should Know today, is an extension of the 30-year-old's positivity fueled mission to uplift girls and young women ... [Read More]