As a writer I’ve always seen life as a story. The best books contain struggle, strife, love, loss, perseverance, honor, integrity; juxtaposed with a mighty fall and epic rise. There are mountains to climb, falls that scar, and moments of triumph that ring in your ears.
No one, NOT ONE PERSON, is immune from suffering. Everyone’s story has tragedy and pain. As thinking human beings, with compassionate hearts, it serves us to remember another’s st
I was honored to be invited to the 2018 GLAAD Gala in San Francisco. The warmth with which Mattigan and I were received was remarkable. The evening was dedicated to inclusiveness, acceptance, togetherness, and love for humanity. Sitting among the gathered group of diverse individuals there was a common mission to champion a world where we function #Together. I attended as a mother with an ear to what young men and women experience in the world. The stories of contemplated sui
Don’t stop reading so fast, Warriors...this week’s thoughts apply to action figures too!! On September 6, 1959 Ruth Handler launched the first Barbie doll into commerce. Handler had watched her daughter, Barbara, play with paper dolls building thematic storylines. Handler based a prototype on a German doll to evolve two D into Three (omg, even as I edit I cannot delete that unintended pun😂). I am so happy Ms. Handler took this leap. So many hours of my youth were spent doin
Happy Long Labor Day Weekend, Warriors! As we celebrate the unofficial end of Summer I think back to our first episode of Total Warriors and all we’ve built amongst our Tribe! Hope you kept those Summer Beach Body goals, but if you didn’t...jump back on the wagon and kill it this Fall! Nothing is better than a Halloween costume you slay (am I right ladies ;) or feeling great in Christmas photos and ringing in the New Year! Don’t wait to make resolutions for 2019; resolve NOW