October 30, 2015

Why Don’t We Know More About Our Police?

By now the pattern is so familiar most of us could write the headlines without seeing a single, horrifying video. This week we were stunned again […]
August 3, 2015

Take Back Your Home: How to Create a Shared Space Kids & Adults Will Love

I was thrilled when the terrific new shelter site, Modernize, approached me about a guest post. I had just finished transforming our bonus room from a junky […]
May 6, 2015

Spring Cleaning: Pantry Makeovers for Real People (Fairy Godmother Not Included).

I love spring. I have so much energy. I’m motivated. It’s also the time I go crazy cleaning everything. This year I had two spring cleaning […]
January 30, 2015

Words to Live By

August 30, 2014

Three More Reasons #GirlsRule

I don’t know about you but sometimes I need to be inspired. I need that especially now. It’s been a pretty bleak summer for news but […]
August 13, 2014

#NMOS14: In Memory of Mike Brown and Our Loved Ones Killed by Police

The world has gone mad. There is too much sadness these days and I am out of tears. Less than two years ago, my brother Bart, who […]
July 27, 2014

Racial Profiling is Real and I’m Sick of It.

Have you ever been followed around in a store the minute you stepped foot inside? Has a sales associate completely ignored you, continued chatting with a […]
May 11, 2014

The Not-So-Secret War on Girls and Why We Should Care

Where are Our Girls? It’s been almost a month since nearly 300 Nigerian school girls were kidnapped by the radical militia group Boko Haram. Their crime? […]
February 16, 2014

Motherhood, Marriage, Career and the Single Girl Curse

  Every now and then, I run across an article that makes me question whether we are truly living in the year 2014. Susan Patton, who’s […]