July 4, 1998–tiny town in southern Bolivia Only three people in town were celebrating the 4th of July as a significant date–the three young American girls living in Colon Sur for our summer/their winter. By day, we visited the adobe homes of some of the most hospitable and resilient people I have ever met, helpingContinue reading “3 Reminders from 4th of July past”
Tell Her the Truth I was a single mom for eleven years, and for me, that meant I had a collection of eleven years’ worth of negative messages in my head that I battled. From friends who are single mothers, I found out that many of them had the same battle. Here are a fewContinue reading “3 Ways to Love a Single Mom this Valentine’s Day”
January is the time when many of us look to the past for lessons that will shape our resolutions for a new year. December 2016 brought some unexpected and unwelcomed events for my family, but I do welcome the lessons learned that are now shaping how I view this new year before me. With oneContinue reading “Three things that December taught January”
These remarks are being quickly but thoughtfully posted by a mother of 10-month old twins and a 14-year old. The research behind my remarks occurs between diaper changes, washing dishes, and ball games. With time, I hope that my remarks will become more polished, and that they will resonate with others. For now, this isContinue reading “Three reasons why I’m glad I didn’t march in Washington”
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