How to Build Community on Your Blog

Want to know how to keep your blog alive and acquire loyal followers that want to keep coming back and actually read the things you have to say? Yeah, me too. ...more
Good advice. Thanks for sharing.more

Just Show Up!

I am an adult.  I no longer have a ready made group of friends from school, my parents or my extra-cirricula activities.  How to create a community for yourself and for your family?  My main piece of advice - JUST SHOW UP!  There are so many opportunities in your child's school, community, religious organization - JUST SHOW UP!...more

30 for 30 Move It Challenge

If you follow me on Facebook then you may have seen my 30 for 30 Move It Challenge.  My challenge to myself and all of you is to move for 30 minutes every day for the next 30 days....more

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

What are you going to do today to create connections? Inspiritual: A space for spiritual evolution and transformation...more

I Am Encouraging Everyone To Share A Happy Story About Baltimore

By now the news of Freddie Gray and the Baltimore riots have become international. I can’t log in to any social media without seeing images of looting and buildings burning to the ground. Internet comment sections are full of finger pointing, vile name calling, and judgement. There is so much negativity swirling around the reputation of Charm City that I feel sick to my stomach....more

Liebster Award

The Liebster award is a chain award that was created by bloggers and is a tradition to make new friends in the blogging community. I was nominated by The A Blog, who I want to thank most graciously as I'm still new to the world of blogging....more

SpeakYourStory

We passionately believe in a future where all women, from all walks of life, are empowered to say, “I exist and my stories matter.” Our story sharing platform is designed to be inclusive, compassionate and safe. We don’t edit your stories and we publish everything that we receive. We honor every woman’s unique voice and encourage all forms of self-expression. Your story may be a song, poem, audio recording, video, painting, written words, photographs, sculpture – literally anything that speaks to your true self has a home at speakyourstory.org....more

Adjusting the frequency: Women on the airwaves

As World Radio Day is observed globally, we highlight how UN Women and the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters are raising awareness of critical issues through a series of co-productions for the Beijing+20 anniversary. ...more

Juggling as fast as I can

A day in a life, my life as a stay at home mom is not sitting home watching TV or reading a book or even sitting and eating.  A day in my life can have me everywhere doing everything all at once....more
Sounds like quite a journey you are on with your youngest. I truly admire your decision to seek ...more

What happened to communal parenting?

The playground can be a chaotic place, so when I saw a child struggling to climb a ladder, I grabbed him and pulled him up. My instincts told me this kid was in trouble, and it didn't matter that it wasn't my child. A part of me wondered, however, if I should have left him alone. Was it inappropriate for me to touch a strange child? Would my good intentions be met with anger?...more