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Alignment

The idea of being aligned with what I truly want is coming up for me a lot lately. Even among my circle of close friends it's appearing. Teaching me. Teaching us. People think they know what they want. But, most of the time, with further inquiry…
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What's History?

This guy in my Sunday school class, Thomas Ratliff, is running for Texas State School Board. He's the moderate Republican opposing a right-wing conservative Christian Republican, Don McLeroy. McLeroy is a dentist who leads a majority voting…
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Financial Feminism

The White House Project, a non-profit which aims to put a woman in The White House as President of the United States, has some great insight and advice on women's relationship with personal finance. Several different studies by researchers…
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Save Yourself

Back in '07, before the economy melt down, I was writing about Women and Money. It's a big deal. We say stupid things like "Money Can't buy happiness," when the reality is that "Not having money can buy a great deal of unhappiness."  In…
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Bora - New DRC Friend

I finally got assigned a Sister with Women for Women International. Your sister is: Bora Tabu M'Kabonge, she lives in DRC. She is in the Tuonembele woman group. I'm super-excited about this because it gives me something tangible and relevant…
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Fake Nails

Santa put fake press-on nails in Ainsley's stocking and I thought my husband was being silly for being concerned. Everyone knows the stupid things won't stay on for 6 hours and besides, it might be an effective means to get her to stop biting…
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Complaining Adds Up

Complaining became a big problem in our house when . . . well, since I moved into it. But, I tried to resolve the issue with the Complaint Free World Bracelet. Which brought to light the fact that nearly every word out of my mouth is a complaint.…
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These Naked Ladies Look Just Like YOU! (You're HOT!)

Remember when Glamour Magazine ran a photo of Lizzy Miller? Glamour got such a positive response they are running an entire feature story on "plus-sized" women, These Bodies are Beautiful at Every Size. (Yeah, yeah, how dare they call a…