We live a pretty good life. Sure, some days are hard and there are some things I wish we didn’t have to suffer through. But, at the end of the day, we are some of the lucky ones. My daughter has never known hunger; when we had a huge health scare, we were flown to … More Practicing empathy
Do you remember the 29 children that died at Sandy Hook elementary school? A group of people around the world is trying to do just that and to bring something positive to the world, to give hope. So annually they’re organizing 29 days of Kindness. Every day followers are reminded of one of the children … More A gesture of kindness where it is most needed
I first heard about No Name Calling Week over at Lesbian Family. I thought the idea was great. I have been thinking about bullying and what I want to say about it. This is a hard topic for me. I was bullied. But I was lucky– I have the personality and a strong support system … More No Name Calling Week
Being that I work overseas, you might expect that I would use today to talk about Trafficking in Persons in the country I live in currently (Albania). Or, the country I just came from (Kazakhstan). Or, the country where I did research on human trafficking (Chile). Or, the country where I knew children who were … More Human Trafficking Awareness Day
In 2006, Liza was pregnant and in search of other mothers to answer her questions. She yearned for a one stop shop for lesbian moms to gather. Not finding quite what she wanted, she created it. Thus, lesbianfamily.com was born. In 2007, I started writing for Lesbian Family. At the time I was living in … More The Great Return: Lesbian Family dot com
This is from the Polaris Project Blog. I think it is worth a read (and since I know that most people will not click over even with the scads of other interesting posts– and a thought so I am posting this one here. An End to R-E-S-P-E-C-T for P-I-M-P-S byAmbassador Mark P. Lagon At the … More To pimp or not to be pimped?
My blog-friend Emily works for an online company called Needish. I think she enjoys her job as she talks about it and encourages anyone who will listen to join. I did join, but mostly just to appease her. (Sorry Emily!) Basically, needish is a place where you publish what you need. People need all kinds … More Got needs?