My oldest blogging buddy, Elizabeth, over at Mirth and Motivation, has written a post recognizing a very special day: International Day of the Girl Child.
As parents, we know how important it is to uplift our daughters and help them recognize their own power, strengths and talents.
As writers, we try to infuse our girl characters with strength, humor, intelligence and assertiveness.
I know you will enjoy Elizabeth’s post. She has one of the finest multicultural sites in the world.
International Day of the Girl Child: Empower Girls. End Violence..
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I have great news!
My son and his wife just had a baby!
So there is a new grand-baby in the family…Sophie Eva!
I’ll be flying back to Chicago on Saturday to spend a week with them.
What will I be doing when I’m there? Continue reading
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Monday, April 22, is International Mother Earth Day! Events will be taking place all around the globe to raise awareness of the need to protect the environment and educate people to preserve our natural resources and help children learn to be good stewards of this planet. I agree with Roni Baras, author of 55 Ways to Save the Environment and Make a Difference, when she says: “As parents, we have a responsibility to teach our kids to care for the world.” Continue reading