In the wake of Martin Luther King’s birthday I wanted to share a quote with you that Scott, our designer, posted: “A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.” – Martin Luther King, Jr. I started thinking about ways we can do this, if not to the same magnitude as MLK, then just in our own worlds, homes, jobs and lives....more
Did you step outside today? If you live in New York you would have felt a significant drop in temperature. It was about 16 degrees. Brr!
Yes, it is blistering cold. I am complaining about the weather, too. But for me it is temporary, soon enough I will be in a warm car or house. I am thankful that I have a roof over my head in all weather conditions....more
PROFAMIL Haiti has provided sexual and reproductive health services in Haiti since 1984. This organization is part of a 40 member organization network called International Planned Parenthood Federation/Western Hemisphere Region (IPPF/WHR). The program in Haiti has three clinics, but the ones in Port-au-Prince, and Jacmel were completely destroyed by the earthquake as you can see by the photo below. ...more
I've been reflecting, recently, on my birth experiences with my daughter and my son. They were difficult births - my son's, very difficult - and I've been thinking about how the challenges of those birth experiences shape my general experience as a mother, if at all. And I've been thinking about what a luxury that is, to be able to reflect on all the nuances of the how of giving birth successfully, when for many women, the question is only if. There are too many women in Haiti right now who don't know whether they'll be able to successfully birth their children.
Our bloggers tried out Panasonic's HomeTeam App. An online service that connects loved ones across generations and distance. Read more and see how they shared activities and built lasting memories. PLUS get a chance to win a $100. Read more
We tried Burt's Bees Renewal Face Care. It is a complete line of natural, nourishing products designed to work with your skin’s cycle of renewal. Check out their reviews to see the before and after results! Read more