I spent 1 week in Lesbos Greece documenting Syrian Refugees and Volunteers. My experience was eye-opening, sad, scary, and often shocking. This is the first part of a series about my time in Greece.
These numbers represent a growing plague of child sexual imposition in this country. Why are we - a society that prides itself on speaking out against atrocities around the world - allowing these numbers to stand? Why are we not doing more to protect our children and their innocence?
This is about how a passionate group of doctors, midwives and nurses are transforming themselves so they can transform the world. They are the founders of PRONTO International, a nonprofit that invented an effective, simulation-based solution for training medical staff to save the lives of mothers and babies during birth emergencies.
Recently, I had an opportunity to chat it up with one of my favorite artists, singer Lalah Hathaway about one of her recent song, "Little Ghetto Boy" from her latest album "Lalah Hathaway Live" and what message she and the song have for all of us.
Today I gave my father my mailing address. I turned the shower on and walked back out into my hallway, taking a seat on my old roommates bed which la...
Valentine's Day is one of my favorite holidays, more so now that I'm divorced. Gone are the expectations and disappointments that often accompanied it in the past. Now, I can participate in my own way.
While you may meet some new friends in the process of building your support community, many of the people who are qualified to be a part of it are already in your life. Think about who they might be, and then take the first step to let them know how much you value your connection with them and how much you want to deepen it.
I always had so much fun celebrating Valentine's Day. When my children were growing up, we created magical celebrations in our home. It was a special ...
The direction on what we're supposed to be feeding our kids seems to be as unpredictable as what will come out of Donald Trump's mouth next. One day, it's "have your kids eat this." The next day, it's "oh wait, just kidding, don't feed your kids that."
SAHD Dads and Daughters Have a Special Connection Dads and daughters are a unique pair. They often fit together like hand and glove. When they don't,...
Can't wait to be alone with you, Babe... right after we read 47 bedtime stories and wipe the pasta off the dining room walls.
It is essential for the parents to nurture their child in way that is most preferable and suitable for the future. The whole personality of the child is carved by this one important factor, confidence.
When I was a child, my parents' fights could suck the oxygen out of a room. My mother verbally lashed my father, smashed jam jars, and made outlandish threats. Her outbursts froze me in my tracks. When my father fled to work, the garage, or the woods, I felt unprotected.
Motherhood is beautiful, and I'll be the first to wave that flag. But it's hard. Can we talk about that, and stop pretending the only things worthy of Instagram are rainbows and unicorn farts?
The first skin-to-skin contact with my babies was intoxicating. The first embrace, kisses, everything was beyond intense. It was a love and a feeling that was so deep and overwhelming, I have no words to describe them. But everything changed after that.
The Bear Cub Club meets in the Tongass National Forest, which, with the Great Bear Rainforest is part of the Pacific temperate rainforest, the largest such ecosystem in existence.