Get your boots and cape ready, because as of today, October 1st shall be known as “Wear Your Superheroes Day.” We have 7-year-old Adalina to thank for that. And her little sister, 5-year-old, Leanna has her big sis to thank, too. According to the girls’ father, when Leanna would wear her superhero clothes to kindergarten, “the boys tell her that superheroes are ‘for boys.’ She has even started to wear her jacket all day to keep from being hassled about it,” he says.
Are you comfortable in your skin? Do you feel sexy? If not, get to a Yoga class.
I’m going to go way out on a limb to say that Yoga can help you feel and look sexy. I know… I know… Yoga isn’t about how you look… or is it? What about how you gaze upon yourself? I was very uncomfortable in my skin as I entered puberty. I wish I would have had Yoga.
There is little more we can say that Miss Watson doesn’t say here. We here at Salted Scarletry are #teamheforshe **Speech by UN Women Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson at a special event for the HeForShe campaign, United Nations Headquarters, New York, 20 September 2014 – from unwomen.org “Today we are launching [...]
Baseball: a great American pastime. And like many other “traditional” practices in the American timeline, there is an evident history of inclusion — or lack thereof — that, over time, shows to have only meant “white males” in variable senses of the label. It wasn’t until 1947 that game-changing players [...]
Being the women’s parts and period nerd that I am, seeing these female reproductive system panties floating around the intertubes made my uterus-shaped heart skip a beat. Now that I know there’s a breast bra to match? I will take 7 pairs, please! Sadly, none of us will be receiving [...]
Salted LOTD: Touching Goodbye to Dog Named Duke, Weird Al’s ‘Tacky’ Pharrell Parody, Colbie Callait Thinks Women Try Too Hard
SALTED LINKS OF THE DAY Your afternoon cry: It was Duke Roberts’ last day on earth and this series of photos capturing the smiles, good memories, fun times and hamburgers, is the saddest and most wonderful thing. Pet people can attest, whether you’re a dog or a cat or a [...]
Not sure what all the fuss and commotion is over birth control and the SCOTUS this past week? Wondering why everyone’s talking about hobbies and lobbying and the Notorious RBG? Below we’ve rounded up a few links of necessary reading and analysis to help fill in the gaps. In brief: [...]
Why do I shave my legs? Good question, because I hardly do it. Maybe that’s because when my legs are hairy it’s not that noticeable. Or maybe it’s because I’m lazy. (It’s both, by the way). But it’s also because a part of me (my legs and armpits?) says eff [...]
Let’s forget for a second that this is an ad. The subjects in this video are asked by a woman off camera to “act like a girl” doing various things like running, throwing and fighting. Their response is probably not that unfamiliar to you or I; we’ve been taught all our [...]
Welcome once again to The Periodical where I chronicle living life in ladyhood. If you’re not sure how you got here or why I’m slinging so much period talk you may want to start with my first couple of posts: Period Pants and Feeling the Fire and Embracing the Feisty. Today [...]