Learn How to Stress Less This Holiday Season

    The Holiday Season Is Here! I’m sure you are all well aware of that factoid. Far from trivial, the holiday season between Halloween and Valentine’s Day is hectic to say the least and so very stressful for many. The time from Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day can be a frantic rush to get everything done. […]

How Sarah Joseph Hale Made Thanksgiving HERstory

We have all heard the story of the first Thanksgiving. You know it well; in 1621, the Pilgrims invited the Native American Indians to join them for an Autumn harvest feast. We model that feast every November with get-togethers to eat turkey and dressing and mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie until we can’t hold another […]

October Awareness and Activism

  October provides a chance to recognize and honor many issues that affect women and families. Learn how to speak up, spread awareness and get involved. Breast Cancer Awareness Month LGBT History Month National Bullying Prevention Month National Cyber Security Awareness Month National Domestic Violence Awareness Month National Hispanic Heritage Month National Work and Family […]

We Must Still Protect Title IX

      The Battle of the Sexes On September 20, 1973, Billie Jean King defeated Bobby “No-Broad-Can-Beat-Me” Riggs in the battle of the sexes tennis match. Forty-four years later, on September 8, 2017, Billie Jean King tweeted “Title IX has stood strong for 45 years because it is inclusive, comprehensive & effective. We must […]

Prayers, Hugs and Compassion to All

      Hurricanes and Earthquakes and Fires! Oh My! I have watched in fascination and alarm as two gigantic hurricanes have ravaged parts of Texas, Louisiana, Florida and the Caribbean islands, a massive earthquake hit Mexico followed by a hurricane, and fires are burning out of control in the Pacific Northwest and Montana. My […]