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.

Firearms and Eye Exams: Part II

In my last blog post, I shared about my need to get an eye exam, after way too many years… Read More >

Firearms and Eye Exams: Part I

I can’t remember the last time I had my eyes checked. Really. It has been THAT long. I have a… Read More >

Just Another Reason Moms Should Carry

For those moms who don’t want guns, who don’t like guns, or who support gun ownership but don’t yet own… Read More >

Design vs. Intent: Why We Teach Our Children That Intentions Matter

My 4-year-old son was playing Lego Batman on XBOX 360 the other day. He doesn’t really know how to play… Read More >

Why Smart Technology is Dumbing Us Down

I’ve been teaching, on and off now, for more than 16 years, and I’m always horrified by how lazy students are… Read More >

Brass Burn: Reasons to Pack a Jacket When You Pack a Pistol

We’re acquainted now, right?  I mean…I can tell y’all the truth about stuff, and you promise to laugh WITH me,… Read More >

Tuning Out: Using Mom Talents at the Shooting Range

I was at our local Publix supermarket the other day when I witnessed the following scene: an infant was slumped… Read More >

The Concealed Carry Purse

I never knew that starting a discussion about a purse could actually become more like opening a can of worms. Read More >

Pistol-Packing Mom: Tessa Renaud

You never know what love will bring you. And for the case of Tessa Renaud, love has brought her 6… Read More >

Paranoia or Preparedness?

I am an only child. And, no, I am not spoiled…except, perhaps, spoiled with attention. When I was young, I… Read More >

Pregnancy & Guns

It was only a few months ago that I was pregnant with our third child. Very pregnant. And pregnancy and… Read More >

Why I Carry What I Carry: Part 2

Last Tuesday, I shared a little bit about why my go-to carry of choice is the Springfield Armory XD-S 9mm. Read More >

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