A Poem for the Women, International Women’s Day

Women, stand togetherWomen, stand unitedMothers, hold your childrenGrandmothers, your daughters Women, come togetherWithout us this won’t workParents, show your childrenIntegrity at work Sister, I am with youSisters, stand togetherBrothers, be here with usBut only if you stand beside us Women, the life makersWomen, the fierce teachersWomen, the heart mendersWomen, the truth seekers Women, keep onContinue reading “A Poem for the Women, International Women’s Day”

Random Thoughts: Strong Girls

Last night my almost-nine year old daughter was curled up in bed–pajamas on, cuddling a pillow, holding her favourite mug filled with her favourite herbal tea, and reading The Bridge to Terabithia. She was the epitome of cozy. As I passed by she called out and said, “Look, mom. I’m your perfect picture.” I feltContinue reading “Random Thoughts: Strong Girls”

Random Thoughts: When one person’s opinions hinder the human rights of another, they’re no longer entitled to their opinions.

Every time a movement happens that gives me hope for the future of my kids, I always make the mistake of reading comments sections. Then I lose hope all over again. Why people work so hard to resist the idea of human rights for all boggles my mind. I once worked for someone who embodiedContinue reading “Random Thoughts: When one person’s opinions hinder the human rights of another, they’re no longer entitled to their opinions.”