About a month ago, my husband and I officially announced our good news: we are expecting a baby! We are absolutely over the moon, and my whole world has shifted to make room for research, preparations, and overall giddiness… so I allowed myself a brief sabbatical from writing (although not from wearing dresses, and to … Continue reading Generations
I’ve been so privileged over the past seven months to have had the joy of meeting and interviewing directors and advocates of organizations that are truly making a difference in the world. For the month of June, I wanted to focus on something that may hit closer to home for a lot of women. I … Continue reading Dealing with Domestic Violence: an Interview with Billi Lacombe
Food for the Hungry has been one of my favorite organizations for years. I’ve had the joy of sponsoring several kiddos through them, and while I lived in Uganda I even had the opportunity to meet one of my sponsored kids! During this visit, I got to see what Food for the Hungry (FH) does … Continue reading Empowering Mothers
Happy Mother’s Day! (A couple of days early…) This month on the blog we will be discussing the issues mommas around the world face. I’m really excited for what we have in store, so be sure you keep an eye out! This is an exciting month! Before we launch into discussion of some of the … Continue reading My Brave Momma
Have you ever considered where the items you shop for originate? Furthermore, have you ever considered that your shopping habits might impact the lives of women globally? So often, the products we purchase on a daily basis do not come from environments that uphold sustainable-trade practices. Bonded labor, less-than-ideal working conditions, unjust pay, and a … Continue reading Who Made Your T-Shirt?
Although it is certainly necessary to hear the statistics of injustices around the world, one of my favorite parts of this campaign is sharing stories: stories of real women who have faced real challenges, have understood injustice and have taken up their role in being the solution. Today it is my joy to share an … Continue reading Let Her Go to School: An Interview with Alice Sayo