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Rise UP Mothers!

MOTHER 1. a :a female parent b (1) : a woman in authority; specifically : the superior of a religious community of women (2) : an old or elderly woman 2. maternal tenderness or affection 3. something that is an extreme or ultimate example of its kind especially in terms of scale <the mother of all construction  Mothers Day is a day to celebrate Motherhood. I recognize that it can be a hard day for many women that for different reasons do not have children of their own. I feel blessed that my Mother is still alive to celebrate and I get to spend the day with my 5 wonderful children, but even in that,  Motherhood represents a broader theme...

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Motherhood, Leadership and Brownies!

I admit it... I can tend to be a control freak. It's something I have to work on and I'm happy to say I have seen great improvements in my life in the last several years. As a mother of 5 there's ALWAYS chores to be done... dishes and clothes to be washed, dried and put away! I have to stop myself from just jumping in and cleaning up the piles that are starting to accumulate because there are more than a few others in my house that are fully capable of doing the task. And, if I'm not doing the dishes or laundry, I could put my attention to something that only I can do.  Trust me, I still...

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