R.I.S.E. to Empower

Thanks in large part to the blog post that Ruth over at Cranium Crunches wrote, my attention was directed to the work of two remarkable women, Amy Wise and Jennifer Meyers, Co-Founders of R.I.S.E. to Empower, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in San Diego, California. R.I.S.E. to Empower is a passionate leadership team helping teenage girls to Reflect […]

The Sound of Raindrops: Promise of a New Day

  The rain came somewhere in the night. And it’s melodic sound pulled me from bed earlier than usual, my mood considerably lighter than the day before. Yesterday wasn’t so hot. And as surprising as this may sound, I was (and am) totally OK with it. I have learned that it is far more important […]

Childhood is Fleeting, Motherhood is Forever

I had no inkling, the first time I learned I was pregnant, of the combination of awe and regret that motherhood would stitch into my soul. But my firstborn, now 26, has long eclipsed the age I was when I gave birth to him, and I find myself marveling over the realization that I have been a […]