Tag: caretakers

  • How Do We Begin to Consider Ourselves Heroes ?

    How Do We Begin to Consider Ourselves Heroes ?

    I was doing the dishes this morning and it struck me that any woman that gives herself credit for her thoughts and talents is my hero. I have struggled for so long with not only figuring out what I think, but then owning those thoughts out loud. The weight of knowing yourself in and of […]

  • Ladies, We Are Still Disregarding Ourselves 100 Years Later

    Ladies, We Are Still Disregarding Ourselves 100 Years Later

    This pandemic has again brought to light the fact that the world runs on the efforts and consideration of the caretakers. In fact, the role of mother and homemaker has never been given it’s due respect from my perspective. We aren’t just undercompensated for the care we give the people who need it, we are […]

  • A Woman’s Worth

    A Woman’s Worth

    ( This piece was published a year and a half ago in May of 2107 and yet I thought of it the other day and when I happened upon it today, I knew it needed to be re-shared. Feel your truth and spread it wide). She got onto a fancy white SUV parked next to […]

  • Perhaps It’s Permission Not Purpose You Seek

    Perhaps It’s Permission Not Purpose You Seek

    For my first couple of years as a blogger, I was barraged with information about what the career online people, including bloggers, were doing. They had goals and purpose. They had widgets and conferences. They had tribes and elevator speeches. And I said “Me Too”. Being a “make it my way” kinda gal didn’t make […]

  • Creative Caretakers

    Creative Caretakers

    It suddenly occurred to me what me and two other women bloggers I know have in common. Each of us strives to care-take and feed our families with passion and creativity. We love our role and these goals yet we do not feel the love for the term or fit the recognized role of “housewife”. […]