Cover photo
Natalie Chamblin
Attended University of Tennessee


Natalie Chamblin

Shared publicly  - 
Today kicks off the Seattle 3-Day for the Cure, which means Atlanta is only four short weeks away! I'm still working toward my minimum fundraising goal and could really use your help! Please consider making today a Five Dollar Friday (or more if you're feeling generous)!

And please spread the word! I need all the help I can get!
Add a comment...

Natalie Chamblin

Shared publicly  - 
'cause that's not creepy at all.
House of Reps passes bill requiring your ISP to spy on every click and keystroke you make online and retain for 12 months. Posted by Cory Doctorow on Friday, Jul 29th at 8:12am. Yesterday, the House J...
Add a comment...

Natalie Chamblin

Shared publicly  - 
An interesting start to the 3-Day season: Day 1 Route closed early due to extreme heat! Hoping Boston cools off by tomorrow so the Walkers and Crew can get back to doing what they do best!
Pinky Mayfield's profile photo
so upset for them but glad the organizers realized it was that hot before something went bad
Add a comment...

Natalie Chamblin

Shared publicly  - 
The parents interviewed for this article are on another planet. Well, one of them isn't at least. She thinks it's a good thing they're starting sex ed classes in the 6th grade because "At this age, there's kids that are sexually active and they need sex education to teach them what's right and what's wrong." On the other hand, you have king of the oblivious who doesn't approve of "children as young as eleven being required to take a semester on sex" and that it should be postponed until they're 16+.

For the record, I had sex ed in 4th, 6th, and 9th grade as well as yearly abstinence seminars throughout high school. While those seminars did promote abstinence and didn't tell you how to have safe sex, at least they covered STDs, pregnancy, emotional/financial toll of having a kid and relying on child support that may or may not come through.

Finally, we have the spokesman for the Archdiocese of New York who believes that "parents have the right and responsibility to be the first and primary educators of their children". This is true, but how many parents actually take this step? How many parents say more than just "don't have sex"? Why is it that parents expect their children to learn everything at school, but when it comes to something this important they don't want schools to be part of the learning process. His argument that "Abstinence before marriage is the only sure way to avoid pregnancy and disease" is correct, but saying "the city would be better advised to put its efforts into promoting what truly works rather than continuing to promote a failed experiment" is ridiculous.

Think about it. What has been taught in schools until now? I'm pretty sure the answer is abstinence only education. Although teen pregnancy rates have fallen in recent years, STDs are on the rise, wouldn't it be a more suitable argument to say that abstinence only education is the failed experiment?
Natalie Chamblin's profile photo
Additionally, statistics on the lack of parental education in regards to birth control and STDs can be found here:
Add a comment...

Natalie Chamblin

Shared publicly  - 
I'm pretty much in love with this.
Add a comment...
Bragging rights
Walked 60 miles in 3 days for breast cancer. Crazy enough to do it again!
Basic Information
  • University of Tennessee
    Geography, 2005 - 2009
Other profiles
Natalie Chamblin's +1's are the things they like, agree with, or want to recommend.
YouTube - Border collie puppies training at 8 weeks old

Create AccountSign In. Home. BrowseMoviesUpload. Hey there, this is not a commercial interruption. You're using an outdated browser, whi

Burger King billboard gets diabetes graffiti – Boing Boing

Features Reviews Video Science Gweek B-SIDE Archive Submit More SEARCH. About Us Contact Us Policies Shop Facebook Twitter Subscribe. DESKTO

Unblock Car

Unblock Car is the most popular sliding block puzzle game in Google Play. The goal of this game is to get a red car out of a six-by-six grid

Leave your kids alone: a free-range parenting journey - Boing Boing

THIS IS AN AD. THIS IS THE HARD-WORKING STAFF ↓. Jason Weisberger Publisher-at-Large. Ken Snider Sysadmin. Dean Putney Developer. Antinous L

Lightning over Puyehue-Cordon Caulle - Boing Boing

Archives Features Reviews Science Video Submit. Lightning over Puyehue-Cordon Caulle. Rob Beschizza at 7:46 AM Wednesday, Jul 13, 2011. Phot

Mitch Dobrowner: The Storms | LightBox |

In the wake of Hurricane Irene, photographer Mitch Dobrowner reflects on capturing another incredible phenomenon of nature—massive super-cel

Woman punches bear to save her dog | Juneau Empire - Alaska's Capital C...

Find the latest news, crime, weather, business and community information from and the Juneau Empire.

Mailifest Destiny: U.S. expansion visualized as post offices – Boing Boing

Derek Watkins created a visualization tracking the spatial distribution of US postal offices from the 18th to the 20th century. Gathering da

Portraits of Dogs as They Shake Off Water

For her series "Shake", pet photographer Carli Davidson photographed curious portraits of dogs shaking off water. Use a fast shutter speed a


Sunday Secrets. PostSecret is an ongoing community art project where people mail in their secrets anonymously on one side of a homemade post

Why is European broadband faster and cheaper? Blame the government ...

Rick Karr is a journalist and frequent contributor to The Engadget Show. If you've stayed with friends who live in European cities, you&

Food was pretty good, but the delivery experience was awful. Waited an hour and a half for our food and had to call the store to get an ETA and they actually told me not to tip the driver. The store was only two miles from the motel and the driver was standing in the parking lot looking lost when we opened the door by chance. The salad was also made with shredded lettuce, which was also pretty disappointing.
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
1 review