Women & Guns

Women are the fastest-growing segment of the firearms community and have a unique set of needs when it comes to carrying concealed. Find helpful tips and articles, including the Pacifiers & Peacemakers series, to empower you to be your family’s ultimate protector.

When an Empty Casing Equals School Suspension

I have a little boy. He just turned 5 years old. And as all of my mom friends who had… Read More >

Gun Store Accident

Imagine one of the worst things that could happen at a gun store while you are shopping with your family. Read More >

Dealing With Firearms Tragedy

I am a mother of three. I have a concealed carry permit. And I choose to carry a firearm. So… Read More >

The Well Armed Woman

Women have the tendency to be encouraged, enlightened, and empowered by other women, especially when it comes to firearms. And… Read More >

Weapons and Bullets and Clips…Oh, My!

Over the years, I’ve made my share of wording mistakes in the gun community. And boy, have I heard it… Read More >

Handguns and Mountain Lions

I have an unnatural fear of alligators. It doesn’t make sense, really. I don’t live near any crocodilian habitats. The… Read More >

And Just What, Exactly, Is a “Girl Gun?”

Not too long ago, I walked into a local gun store and was greeted immediately by the friendly staff. My… Read More >

Why Spouses Don’t Make Good (Firearms) Trainers

I met my husband at a local gym that specializes in small-group and personal training. No, he wasn’t a fellow… Read More >

Babies & Guns…I Carry Both

My three children are with me the majority of the time—when we’re out and about…or when we’re just hanging around… Read More >

So, You’re Uncomfortable Around Firearms? Supporting Disequilibrium and the Paradigm Shift

I’ve noticed that a lot of people claim they’re uncomfortable around firearms. Well, I say that’s great. Discomfort is not… Read More >

What Shooting Has Taught Me About Parenting

I honestly believe that training with my handgun has made me a better parent. And, no, it’s probably not what… Read More >

Concealed Carry…& Nipping Off to the Loo

The bathroom talk drives me bonkers. No, it’s not the potty-mouth nonsense that comes from our nearly 5-year-old son; although,… Read More >

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