MB Collective: Celebrating National Read a Book Day

September 6, 2016

Today is National Read a Book Day! This unofficial holiday was created to encourage everyone, book lovers and non-book lovers alike, to pick out a book and find a quiet, peaceful moment in the day to step away from electronics and...

MB Collective: National Women’s Equality Day

August 26, 2016

Women gained the right to vote in the US on this day only ninety-six years ago. Considering that our nation’s first election was held in 1788 (over two hundred years ago!), it’s still a pretty big deal for us ladies. I’d also like to...

By Toni

MB Collective: Father’s Day

June 17, 2016

Over the years, I’ve had the privilege of getting to know my friend’s father through her wonderful and often hilarious stories about him. He was the man she turned to her entire life, and he was the man she turned to when she found out...

By Toni

MB Collective: Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October 22, 2015

For our collective post this month, I asked the ladies to get a little personal and a little vulnerable about a topic that affects us all—domestic violence. On average, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate...

By Toni

MB Collective: The Female Code

September 17, 2015

Have you heard of the “bro code,” those unwritten social rules between men? I read an article the other day that mentioned the “female code.” It was the same idea, a set of unwritten rules that all women agree on and follow. But I got...

By Toni

Motherhood Advice: All a Mother Needs Is Love

May 26, 2015

As my due date fast approaches, I’ve been experiencing a wide mix of emotions while also trying to accomplish as many last-minute preparations before our little nugget makes her first appearance. Along with the mother-to-be frenzy is...

By Toni

50 Behaviors of a Healthy Relationship

March 13, 2015

With the release of “50 Shades of Grey” a month ago and the recent national conversations on sexual expression versus sexual violence, we at Model Behaviors wanted to check in and redefine what it is to have a healthy...