• The Peaceful Right to Protest

    January 23, 2017

    The Peaceful Right to Protest: The Women’s March on Washington By: Andrea and Brittany Protests have been happening since the birth of our country. Boston Tea Party, anyone? The First Amendment protects our right to free…

  • The Art of Saying ‘Thank You’

    January 18, 2017

    By: Andrea I don’t recall how many wedding presents my husband and I gave this past year. A half dozen,  maybe more? But I can easily count how many thank you cards we got in return: two. Just two.…

  • Thank you, Mr. President

    January 11, 2017

    Reaction to President Obama’s Farewell Address By: Brittany “The most important office in our democracy is citizen. . . . Each of us must accept the responsibility of citizenship, regardless of which way the pendulum of…

  • A Letter to Meryl Streep

    January 9, 2017

    Reaction to Meryl Streep’s Golden Globe Speech By: Andrea   Oh Meryl! You’re such a talented actress. Why’d you have to go and ruin your big moment by talking about politics? You won a big award at the…

  • Welcome to the American Moms Blog!

    January 7, 2017

    Hi there! Welcome to The American Moms blog. We are twin sisters, moms, political junkies, former White House and Capitol Hill staffers, food lovers, and devout to our faith. This blog is a long time coming. We’ve talked…

  • The Mormon Tabernacle Choir On the World Stage

    January 4, 2017

    A Reaction to the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Singing at the Inauguration By: Andrea   Have you ever had an issue totally get under your skin, even though you completely understood both sides of the argument? But the…

  • Civility Wins: An Election Day Response

    November 19, 2016

      The American Moms website was inspired by post-election day reaction. You saw it, right? The response was explosive. We wanted to just turn away, but couldn’t. So many people were outraged, in tears, confused, and some just…

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