This month is National Human Trafficking Prevention Month where I am dedicating time to shed light on the pervasive issue of human trafficking and its profound impact on millions worldwide. This atrocious crime transcends demographics, affecting adults, children, men, women, foreign nationals, and U.S. citizens across various economic classes. Throughout this month, organizations are holding […]
Are you an avid reader like me? These are my favorite books from 2023. When my kids were really young, I marveled at the feel of a book in my hand. I would hold a sleeping baby in one arm and read on the other side. Every time I turned a page, i would dive […]
The beauty of giving, especially during the holidays, is something that touches hearts and creates a ripple of joy and positivity. This week, I once again got to experience this incredible feeling through my daughter, Maya Pace. Maya founded the non-profit, GIFTS – Good for Inmates Families to Share while I was incarcerated because she […]
I grew up believing that vulnerability was a weakness and that my confidence is what would help me achieve my goals. As the oldest of three girls, I also believed that I had to know everything and could never ask questions. But, my life turned upside down and I see everything differently now. Through my […]
Today I honor the life of Rosalynn Carter and her groundbreaking work in the mental health space. First Lady Carter served her country with strength and grace. In an era where mental illness was a taboo topic and the stigma was severe, Rosalynn Carter intentionally used the platform of her position to make a difference. […]
Our heroes are not perfect.
Knowing this simple truth helps us relate to our heroes and makes them more real. Let’s all recognize our human fallibility and remember our imperfections.
Do you miss the quirky, charming and lovable Ted Lasso like I do? During the pandemic, my teenage kids and I binge watched Season 1 of Ted Lasso and we were all hooked immediately. I anxiously waited for Season 2 and then Season 3. To say that I miss the show, the British cultural references, […]
January 6 was an unusual day. January 6 was a day we’ve never seen or thought we’ve seen in our country. Our country of democracy and freedom. When the settlers first came and set up our constitution and wrote it, the idea of fanning the flame over lies would never have been supported by […]
I want to talk about setting goals. Whether you’re setting goals for your corporation (yearly goals), individual goals, parental goals for your children. Something I’ve learned since I was a little kid from my father was to sit down the 1st of each year and write down 5 goals. As a child I was kind […]
Today I wanted to talk about Covid, wearing masks, and whether or not people are ethically reporting their sickness; if they are reporting their results. My daughter returned to school 2 weeks ago live, my son is about to return to school next week. In this post, I discuss having Covid integrity when sending your […]