skirt! essays

Staying Mindful While Planning a Wedding

By Aly Murphy One of the ways I teach mindfulness in my classroom is by lighting a candle and passing ...
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What’s in a Name?

Photo Credit: Ferris Kaplan By Helen Mitternight I have always been a Mitternight and I’ve always liked the name’s edge ...
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The Turning Point

By Angie Mizzell My husband and I met in college. We graduated with matching degrees in broadcast journalism and got ...
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You’ve Got a Friend

By Margaret Pilarski At first it was slow – an invitation here, a question there. Facebook notifications and emails, texts ...
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Slay All Day

By Raija Haughn My early childhood years can be summed up in one word: princesses. I played and replayed old ...
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The Game Changer

By Angie Mizzell When I met Stacey Crew for coffee in September, neither of us expected our casual conversation about ...
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Alignment is Bliss

By Lorraine Pursell What does that mean – alignment? Think of your front tires –wobble, shimmy, especially at certain speeds ...
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Set the Record Straight

By Caryn O’Hara A new year is upon us, which means we may easily fall into two common traps: We ...
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Self-Care is Subversive

By Kris De Welde Disclaimer: I have no business preaching to you, readers of Skirt, about self-care. In fact, it ...
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Forward! Feminism Not Hate

By Raegan Whiteside Man-haters. Bra-burning, crazy bitches. Hateful women. Nasty women. Feminists often are linked to hate and are labeled ...
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