By: Barbara Schwartz August 26 is Women’s Equality Day. According to the National Women’s History Alliance, “…the women of the United States have designated August 26, the anniversary date of the certification of the Nineteenth Amendment, which culminated a 72-year, non-violent campaign to extend the right to vote to women…”¹ But if we divide everyone … More How Equal is Women’s Equality?
By: Sandy Churchill Conflict: you cannot be a living, breathing creature on this planet and escape it. Darn free will! The very choices that bless us with creativity and freedom and individuality help us thrive on this daily journey; but also, at the very core, can be the source of pure hell on earth. The … More Conflict Management: What’s the Goal?
By: Martianne Stanger Long ago, I heard about a 1000 Hours Outside challenge in one of the online groups I am in and laughed at it. Who needs a formal challenge to spend time outside? I thought. My children get 1000 hours outside a year and then some. As homeschoolers, we were blessed to spend … More 1000 Hours Outside
By: Cheryl Maguire I’m a Germaphobe. The last thing I wanted to do was toilet train, not one, but two kids at the same time. Yes, I’m the proud mother of twins. I was fully prepared to let them wear diapers until they figured it out themselves. I definitely didn’t want to clean up urine … More 5 Potty Training Hacks
By: Tanvi Maharaja The human enterprise is replete with struggles and stresses of all kinds. These largely arise as the result of their natural antagonism to our own ideals of what is right and what is perfect. What I think my day should look like, or my work environment should be, or what my spouse … More LIFE LESSONS: Picking Your Battles
By: Sandy Churchill Conflict is everywhere. Turn on the news—people can’t seem to have a conversation if they hold different views. Road rage is steadily on the rise. We hurt people without meaning to—and why? Because we are flawed people living in a dysfunctional world. We sometimes say things we don’t mean, step on each … More Flip It: Tell Yourself a Different Story
By: Barbara Schwartz July 28 is World Hepatitis Day We have Memorial Day and Mothers’ Day. Fathers’ Day, July 4th, and Labor Day. Do we really need a Hepatitis Day in the middle of all our summer celebrations? Yes! Currently, scientists have identified Hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E and there are only vaccinations … More What is World Hepatitis Day?