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What is a Velociraptor in the Attic?

Thank you for joining me on this journey.  This is a journey of patience, perserverance, love, understanding, community, family, children, parenting, and navigating the NICU with a prematurely born child.  Throughout this journey, I hope to examine life (my life, as well as life itself) with a newfound lense of appreciation, determination, and resilience.  As […]

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My Bornday, WFMP, & Our Stories

It’s that time of year again where I’ll be celebrating another annual cycle in this world. I’ve spent the last 12 months working on a variety of issues: workers rights, female veterans’ advocacy, & #BlackLivesMatter, to name a few. One thing that is consistent, regardless of issue or cause, is the need to communicate effectively. […]

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An Open Letter To Tipped Workers

To all of my friends and colleagues working for the tipped minimum wage, it is time to organize. We have been left out of legislation and overlooked for long enough. It is time to rise up, stand strong, and organize. And here is why… Employees who work for the tipped minimum wage (Nationally at $2.13 […]

Backpacks, Hope, and Giving Back

Backpacks, Hope, and Giving Back

As a parent, I truly appreciate how many people and organizations are giving away backpacks and school supplies this year in Louisville.  As a fellow parent, I believe that other parents appreciate this as well.  I’d like to think that the children themselves are glad to start the school year with new supplies and backpacks […]

Thank You, Ms. Bunny

In the world today, with all of our up-to-the minute news coverage & communications options, we share a collective spirit of outrage when stories break about children being molested, assaulted, and harmed. We are quick to “share” these stories on our social media outlets. Oftentimes, we find ourselves asking “Why? Why would someone do _____ […]