Shannon Day

Shannon Day

Bio

Shannon Day is co-author of Martinis & Motherhood: Tales of Wonder, Woe & WTF?! (a funny and heartwarming book & martini guide for moms).  She is a freelance writer and blogger whose words and wit can be found at several online sites, including her own: Martinis & Motherhood.  Get in touch with Shannon via Facebook or Twitter. 

Shannon Day Articles

“Until you get out and see with your own eyes how devastating this storm was and how much people lost, you just can’t comprehend it." — Insane in the Mom-Brain's Patti Ford, on the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey

Lovers & Fighters In America: Houston-Based Writer, Patti Ford, Helps Victims of Hurricane Harvey

When Hurricane Harvey devastated the Houston area, Patti Ford, whose home was not damaged, felt compelled to help those affected by the storm.

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Becky Morales offers multicultural lessons online at KidWorldCitizen.org

Lovers & Fighters In America: Bringing Multicultural Lessons To Rural Communities

The Lovers & Fighters of America is a weekly column here at Ravishly featuring behind-the-scenes stories of inspirational people taking a stan

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They were strong in the face of discrimination and because of that, positive change happened. Because of Joe and Kristie, the Boy Scouts of America stepped up and realized it’s 2017.

Lovers & Fighters In America: Honoring America's First Transgender Boy Scout

‘The Lovers & Fighters of America’ is a monthly column here at Ravishly featuring behind-the-scenes stories of inspirational people taking a stance against hate. Today, Ravishly features Kristie Maldonado and her son, Joe.

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Raven Matthews worked to overcome multiple obstacles, her life an embodiment of "Nevertheless, she persisted." (Image Credit: Courtney Privett)

Lovers & Fighters In America: Mother & Daughter Defy Stereotypes & Embody 'Nevertheless, She Persisted'

'The Lovers & Fighters of America' is a weekly column here at Ravishly featuring behind-the-scenes stories of inspirational people taking

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A story of friendship.

How A Muslim Mom & A Christian Retired Teacher Found Friendship Amidst Bigotry

This story of two strangers at a park reminds us of the value in human kindness and friendship. Friendship amidst bigotry.

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Mohamed Bzeek has dedicated much of his life to caring for terminally ill children.

Lovers & Fighters In America: Mohamed Bzeek Fosters Terminally Ill Children

'The Lovers & Fighters of America' is a weekly column here at Ravishly featuring behind-the-scenes stories of inspirational people taking

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Nadya Okamoto

19-Year-Old Nadya Okamoto's PERIOD Inc. Fights For Safe & Hygienic Periods

Meet 19-year-old Nadya Okamoto, a second year Harvard University Social Studies major with a mission. PERIOD, Inc. is her movement!

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Jimenez continued her advocacy work while studying at Queen’s College, CUNY where she obtained a B.A. in Political Science and Business and graduated Cum Laude.

Lovers & Fighters In America: Meet Cristina Jimenez, Executive Director Of United We Dream

In 2008, Jimenez co-founded United We Dream. As Executive Director, she has helped develop the non-profit into the largest immigrant youth-led organization in the country. With Jimenez at the helm, UWD has grown to a powerful network of 57 affiliates in 25 states, with over 300,000 members.

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Stopping bullying, one pink shirt at a time. (Image Credit: Twitter/@pinkshirtday)

Lovers & Fighters In America: Pink-Shirted & Proud, Travis Price Started International Anti-Bullying Movement

'The Lovers & Fighters of America' is a weekly column here at Ravishly featuring behind-the-scenes stories of inspirational people taking a stance against hate. This week for The Lovers & Fighters of America, we’re heading north of the border to find out more about who’s behind the Pink Shirt Day movement.

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