In Honor of Pride Month: This Christian Ally’s Credo

Dear Friends, As you've likely figured out by now, I am a practicing (as in, "I'm workin' at it, y'all, and am by no means perfect at it yet") Christian. As someone who has professed for over forty years a deep and abiding love for God Our Creator, I believe that every single human life … Continue reading In Honor of Pride Month: This Christian Ally’s Credo

Talking with Young People About Consent [video]

Join Micki and her daughter as they discuss the important topic of sexual consent. Consent is Clear (an enthusiastic "yes!"), Continuous (can be revoked or retracted at any time), Conscious (informed and sober), and Coercion-free (not "guilted" or manipulated).

How to Help Your Children Become Responsible and Community-Focused — When Women Inspire

Caring for our neighbors is an especially important life lesson in an increasingly isolated world. Building relationships outside of our homes is an important life lesson to share with our wee ones. Check out Christy's thoughtful and thought-provoking article over at When Women Inspire [link below photo].   As a parent, you likely want your kids … Continue reading How to Help Your Children Become Responsible and Community-Focused — When Women Inspire

What Will People Say?

Waaay back in the 80s, when I was but a teenager in high school, I declared to my mom, "When I grow up, I'm going to be Dr. Ruth [Westheimer]." My mom simply chuckled and offered a humoring "Okay, Hon." But, I meant it. I really wanted to be like Dr. Ruth. Her diminutive build, … Continue reading What Will People Say?

Secure Your Own Mask First

In the event of a decompression, an oxygen mask will automatically appear in front of you. ... If you are travelling with a child or someone who requires assistance, secure your mask first, and then assist the other person.  Ever wonder why we are asked to secure our own oxygen masks before assisting our children or companions? … Continue reading Secure Your Own Mask First