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The latest insights and experiences in the journey to inspire activism that is driven by the pillars of decency, compassion, justice, love and equality.

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The Stumbling Block to Advancing Voting Rights Isn’t Sinema & Manchin. It’s White Supremacy.

Change must happen. And it starts at home. Last night I read “Equality’s Call: The Story of Voting Rights in America” to my three white kids, ages 7,7, and 5.  The backdrop to our lovely family reading was Senator Kyrsten…
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Election Night on Fox News

https://youtu.be/nPwHCjBpXMY Only a few minutes. A whole (subset) of a nation watching. What would you say?
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Pro all the Babies & What are we really talking about here?

Is there anything more complex than abortion? Forget the religiously/politically/socially charged conversation around it - I'm talking about the act of having or considering having one. THAT is deeply personal and complicated-a truth conveniently (intentionally) left out of the politically…
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5 Ways to Liberate Mother’s Day

I don't have to tell you that Mother's Day is complicated. Estranged relationships, deceased mothers, mothers unjustly behind bars or walls, infertility, narrow definitions of gender and mother, and the raced and classed way society classifies a "good" mother just…

If you want your kids to imagine a better world, the books on your shelves should reflect that.
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Gifts that Gift the World

It's the season of giving. If you're into giving, I highly recommend Wonder Crate, a new subscription box that inspires kids to think big about the impact they can have, while giving them the tools to do so! I'm very…
December 3, 2018
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Stronger Together: Conversations that Unite

A common characteristic of white supremacy is pitting oppressed groups against each other.  This is currently happening with a media uproar attacking the Women's March, citing anti-semitism, bigotry and hatred in their leaders.  This couldn't be further from the truth.  I…
November 21, 2018
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Patriarchy Has no Gender

This topic is so deep that one post is inadequate. I've hesitated writing this post for a long time -- because there's so much in my head, so many instances, statistics, things I've seen, experienced, and read, so much I…
November 16, 2018
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All Moms Work

All Moms wish they can be in more than one place at once. And all Moms work. Inside the home, outside the home, and everywhere in between. I've tried to deny this at different times in my life. But the…
September 25, 2018