Month: July 2021

Alive at Stage IV-Replay

Tammy Payne is now 6 years out from her initial diagnosis of stage IV breast cancer. Through her blog, she is open and honest about her struggles and triumphs. From unexpected physical tolls, to the emotional and financial costs, to friendship and working through treatment. 

Are You A Patriot?

We just celebrated the 4th of July and the Loud Women are thinking about what it means to be a patriot. It is entirely possible to love your country while questioning history and protesting injustice. So why do so many people feel threatened by the criticism?

Maria Montessori

Maria Montessori

Maria Montessori was an Italian physician, educator, and innovator, acclaimed for her educational method that builds on the way children learn naturally. She opened the first Montessori school—the Casa dei Bambini, or Children’s House—in Rome on January 6, 1907. Subsequently, she traveled the world and wrote extensively about her approach to education, attracting many devotees. …

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The Pressures of Children

Whether you became a parent in your 20s or 40s, or made the choice to be child-free, women have all kinds of opinions on motherhood. From societal pressures to internet shaming, the Loud Women share their experiences grappling with having children.