Raising Socially Aware Kids
MomWarrior Los Angeles: A Recap
As the mother of two sons, I feel a pressing responsibility to model strong womanhood, to help my boys develop empathy, to empower them to see beyond their white privilege and to leverage their privilege to help others, and to remind them that the world is complex and powerful in its diversity.
(photo credits: @timmarshall)
The Ambition Question
At the heart of MomWarrior LA was a birth story: clear and often joyous beginning; messy, imperfect, miraculous middle; and, intentionally, no end.
A Perspective from a MomWarrior
Suddenly, I experienced one of the toughest downfalls. Chasing the “balanced life” became a hot topic around our household. I felt the life I’d built for myself, my family and my colleagues was crashing down all around me.
MomWarrior: July 2017
I am a woman and full of wonder, but I am not Wonder Woman...
...There’s power in a body capable of birthing and belting out beloved tunes. There’s power in a woman who does not need men to define her worth but at the same time knows how to love a man, a boy, a girl, herself—that’s for sure.
Walk through any human story and you will find a mom. She may or may not always be a hero. She will always be a warrior.
Face it: birthing, adopting or parenting a child requires courage, fierce devotion, smart allocation of resources, generosity, psychological fortitude, physical strength, financial power, diplomacy, sacrifice—and a host of other admirable traits.