Celebrating National Women's History Month

March 1 marks the start of National Women's History Month, and AAUW has strong ties to this annual celebration of women history makers. AAUW is an established historic organization that has helped — and continues to help — women make history.With that in mind, AAUW is excited to partner with the National Women's History Project in its 30th anniversary year, which has the theme "Writing Women Back into History." There will be many ways for AAUW members and supporters to get involved this year, and AAUW's Women's History Month celebrations will include the following: A Flickr stream of photos If you have photos of a Women's History Month event to share, please upload them to AAUW's Flickr stream by e-mailing the photos to mess90zap [at] photos.flickr.com*. Please be sure to include a short caption for each photo in the subject line or in the text of your e-mail message and indicate that the photos are for National Women’s History Month. Women's History Month-related photos will be available for viewing directly on the Flickr account. A YouTube video campaign AAUW staff members will be filming short videos about women they are honoring during Women's History Month that will be uploaded to AAUW's YouTube channel. If you would like to share a Women's History Month-related video that you’ve made, just upload it to your own account and send in the link via e-mail. We will collect videos from AAUW branches and members and online supporters and share them through the blog and/or Facebook. ...more

Hope and Help for Haiti

By now surely you've heard coverage of the devastating 7.0 earthquake that shook Haiti Tuesday, January 12, 2010. Like you I was shocked and saddened and actually broke into tears a bit, as I adore the Caribbean and that nations' people in particular are some of the most peaceful and genuinely heartfelt I've ever met. But shock for me soon births call to action and the first thing I did was begin to pray......more

Don't Let Vehicle Neglect Take the Fun Out of Your Holiday Travel

Don't let soaring gas prices gobble up your hard-earned money as you travel to visit loved ones over the holidays! Our colleagues at the Car Care Council suggest you to take some time to perform some simple care on your vehicle for better gas mileage.  ...more

Hands that Care

"Behold, I have inscribed you on the palms of My hands."  Isaiah 49:16 It happens a lot.  The Lord reminds me of His care.  ...more

Small Business Owners Can Make their Own Spark & Create a Bang for the 4th of July

The call is going out around our small business for a portable grill this week, as employees are planning a cook-out.  Our pre-Independence Day cook-out will be a small affair, an opportunity to say good-bye to a colleague and get together in a casual setting.  ...more

4 Simple Steps for Being Gentle with Our Thoughts and Ourselves

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After few months of my marriage my parents suddenly grew older. The reason could not be understood. It is obvious that old age in itself is biggest illness but in case of my parents age cannot be blamed totally. Mom developed a heart problem and my father suffered from slight effect on memory. Me, my brother and sisters being quite far from them, arranged the best doctors in the city for parents, but were not able to come to them immediately. ...more

What do you use on her hair?

My Top 10 Hair Care Products.... This question seems to be one that is always at the forefront of not only having biracial children, but having friends who also have biracial or multiracial children...which for us, is just about everyone in our "circle" of friends. That one topic being: what products are you using? So here is my list of my top ten faves.... ...more

  Thanks for the suggestion! I have heard of Miss Jessie's before, but haven't tried it out ...more

I’ve Joined the Seriesse International team ~ Jennifer Flavin-Stallone from HSN

In my continuing quest to retire, I’ve recently become an Independent Consultant for Seriesse International. ...more

Baby Steps, and Baby Yourself

Occasionally I hear groans when I bring up my 47,000th environmental, human rights, sustainability or health concern -- groans of ...more