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Under the Quilting Frames

By on May 8, 2016

My mom is a quilter. Growing up I would play with my trucks and toys under a big quilting frame as a group of mothers stitched and shared stories….


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Some Stories Weren’t Made for Children: The Real-life Unfairy Tales of Syrian Children Refugees

By on May 5, 2016

 

Today I am on my way to New York for a special kind of convening, the convening has moms in its title, Moms +SocialGood, but it is really about…


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Amazing

By on March 29, 2016

Each of us has a list of words that we think are overrated.  Sharing these lists with people in my life always makes me laugh, and inevitably teaches me…


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Around the Globe – Round the Clock: 24 Time Zones of People to Watch Who Want to Change the World

By on March 19, 2016

This post first appeared on the UN Foundation Blog on March 17, 2016.
Fortunately for our planet, many people are filled with optimism. “I am going to change the world” is…


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What Emily & Aretha Franklin taught me on International Women’s Day

By on March 8, 2016

Maybe this is too personal.  Maybe it is a post that will get me in trouble.  But it’s a story I want to tell.  It’s about a woman I…