Entries by Resa Barillas


Crazy Tech Gadgets for Women

There sure are plenty of wacky tech gadgets to choose from these days. But what’s out there just for the ladies? I’ve rounded up a few tech contraptions just for women and divided them into two categories: Clever and Crazy. It’s up to you to decide which gadget suits your inner-techie best. CLEVER USB Flash […]

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Scary Tales or Fairy Tales?

I grew up on Disney movies, princess stories, and nursery rhymes. The Little Red Riding Hood I remember was eaten by a wolf, and so was her grandmother, but there was a woodsman who arrived just in time to hack them out of the wolf’s belly, whole and intact. I never understood how that was […]


Single Parenting: Good for Babies and Moms?

Recently, I had the opportunity to discuss a Washington Post blog post about being a single mother on NPR’s Tell Me More (which you can listen to here). It was interesting to hear other single mom’s perspectives on the actual choice of becoming a single parent, especially when the conversation was centered around the idea […]


How I Became a Single Mom at 23

Author’s note: I haven’t really discussed how I came to be a single mom at 23, partially because it’s incredibly personal, but partially because there’s still a bit of a stigma attached to stories like mine. I announced that I was pregnant on my blog though, and I touched on a couple of items: I […]