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.

Kids, Guns…and Toy Guns

I have three children. And in the middle of my two girls, I have a little boy…a 6-year-old son, to… Read More >

Traveling with Firearms

I have been groped, patted, swabbed, and checked while traveling the friendly skies, and I have had my luggage tossed,… Read More >

Yoga, My Lack of Flexibility, and Why People Don’t Get Started with Firearms

I know the title of this blog post is pretty weird. And while yoga training could be a really good… Read More >

I Don’t Want a “Help” Button; I Want an Equalizer

The sun had barely started to wake, and I was shuffling through the dank parking deck with my mother, both… Read More >

Eye & Ear Protection: The Basics

As a firearms instructor, I work with a lot of beginners. And not everyone has the knowledge of the basics,… Read More >

The Second Amendment Gives Nothing…

“A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep… Read More >

The Prepared Mom

No matter if your maternal label happens to be the “fun mom,” the “strict mom,” the “soccer mom,” or even… Read More >

Granny’s Got a Gun: More Mothers and Grandmothers are Carrying

Carrying a firearm is not just about prolonging a feeling of self-reliance, it’s also about providing an opportunity for self-defense. Read More >

Supporting the “Spineless” Who Stand for Gun Rights

If you read or watch the news (which I attempt not to do; I’ve been on a media fast for… Read More >

Isolating Your Trigger Finger

If I say the word “squeeze,” what do you start to think about? Maybe you imagine giving your child a… Read More >

You Have a Gun…Now What?

It bothers me—a lot—when someone admits that he or she has a gun…but doesn’t know how to use it. Take… Read More >

Add “Personal Shopper” to My Job Title

Fashion is not really my thing. It’s just not a gift of mine to know by instinct or by training… Read More >

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