Last week, I spoke with the founders of Girls Leadership, whose mission it is to equip girls with the skills to exercise the power of their voice. In our discussion, we spoke about the importance of actively teaching social justice, particularly to girls. We are in a unique time period, one in which we are beginning to see a turn-of-the-tide on many levels. In order to leverage … [Read more...] about Why Social Justice Matters & What We Can Learn from Emma Gonzales, Naomi Wadler, & Edna Chavez
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Patsy Cline sums up Episode 4 of The Bold Type with her famous saying “If you can’t do it with feeling, don’t.” Three millennial women in NYC pursuing not only their careers but their personal growth into adulthood, mentored by none other than a Joanna Coles inspired Editor-in-Chief at the fictitious Scarlet magazine has us all jumping and screaming in elevators too (if you saw … [Read more...] about The Bold Type on Free Form, Inspiring Futures for Girls Everywhere
One of the most pressing issues for pregnant women today is diet and nutrition. With the availability of pre-processed foods and fast-food restaurants, it’s easy to unconsciously do harm to oneself by making poor food choices. It is a well-known fact that a significant percentage of the foods that we eat (especially the processed food items that are easily available on any … [Read more...] about Making Healthier Meals During Pregnancy
So, it is much easier to give advice on what NOT to say to people who are struggling to conceive (see previous blog, “What Not To Say”). The truth is, there isn’t really a lot you can say to someone who is struggling with this difficult journey. Like with many hard things in life, there are no words to capture the sorrow, the pain, the loss and the heartache that this path … [Read more...] about A Note of Comfort To One Struggling To Conceive
Bullying is a hot topic now. The talk shows want more on bullying, the blogosphere is full to the brim with posts on bullying, and left and right there are speakers on the topic of bullying. There is a lot of bullying information out there - it is sought after, wanted, and pursued; so why not jump on the bandwagon? Frankly, I haven’t wanted to until now. Until I really … [Read more...] about Where Does Bullying Start?