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A Mom's Brave Response to Hearing Someone Called the R-Word

July 02, 2014

The Mighty recently featured a touching blog post from Jeannette Bellesfield who describes her own blog, Mommy Needs a Martini, as "The journey of a married, full-time working Mommy to two girls whose life consists of work, diapers, bottles, stories, naps, craft fails, power struggles and, of course, Martinis." Read an excerpt of the post below. 

Jacqueline Laurita's Speech Cut Short on Bravo's 'Real Housewives'

September 16, 2013

Mom and advocate Jacqueline Laurita's says her speech about autism was cut short on the latest episode of Bravo's The Real Housewives of New Jersey.

Bravo aired only brief remarks from Jacqueline talking about autism, but the reality star says she spoke for a much longer period. She took to Twitter in response.