One Girl Can hosts the third annual #Iwant2be fundraiser

As a mother to three girls, I strive to teach them gratitude. We are so fortunate and privileged to live in a country where education is free! For this reason, the only way I could teach my daughters not to take their education for granted was to give them some global awareness to the best […]

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My passion for writing began with a scribble

Writing is one of my passions. I can’t imagine my life without expressing my thoughts through the written word. Writing my thoughts down began as a girl going through some difficult times. I needed an outlet, although I didn’t know at such a young age this is why I was putting pen to paper, cursive writing […]

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#Standtogether-embracing our differences and coming together to prevent bullying

  Bullying, a topic that brings up a slew of complex emotions for me.  After a tremendous amount of inner work, and reflection I continue to use my bullying story to start dialogue about compassion, empathy, and the effects bullying has on the bully itself and the victim. Oftentimes people are fighting battles we know […]

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Modern Fort & Ruben’s Shoes creating awareness through local education

I’m always looking for ways I can educate my children on local and global issues surrounding poverty, lack of education, and homelessness. I want to get them involved in community causes because I truly believe this teaches them social responsibility and most importantly it broadens their knowledge and overall awareness. This knowledge, in turn, increases […]

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Teachable moments from a scooter

My middle daughter recently made a purchase with some allowance and birthday money she had saved from our local Target. She indecisively strolled up and down the toy aisles and stopped at the doll section first. She looked at the dolls and the doll accessories countless times. She was very indecisive about purchasing another doll. […]

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