This week, during a radio interview, the host read an exerpt from my book “Girls on Track.” I listened as he read it and was moved. The book hit bookstores about this time of year “way back” in 2004. I picked it up to read, once again, the words that I wrote and I, with both humor and […]Read More When Mothers Rule the World
Well…as some of you have noted, I’ve not mentioned the Naked Face Project lately. I think I’m basically just done with it. As a matter of fact I have felt a kind of “pushing away” of it and am ready now to continue (and pursure more opportunities) to cultivate a world where every girl and […]Read More The Naked Face Project: My Last Post, April 21, 2012
Alright…so go with me on this. When we are just little babies, we obviously don’t know words. So…our parents escort us into the world of words by pointing at a variety of objects and naming them for us. “Look at this Molly. This is a chair.” The dutiful parent points to the chair and says the word […]Read More Language and the Big Pink Bow
I really wanted to sleep in this morning. I didn’t set my alarm, putzed around until midnight and then fell into a much needed sleep with the expectation of allowing only the rising sun to awaken me. But I couldn’t sleep. For the past three days I’ve been in Bentonville, Arkansas spending time with our […]Read More Becca’s Pain, Becca’s Joy…the World Turns.
I just came across an article posted by Ashley Judd in response to the media frenzy surrounding the news of her “puffy face.” http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/04/09/ashley-judd-slaps-media-in-the-face-for-speculation-over-her-puffy-appearance.html I simply can’t imagine what the world must be like for women in such highly visible positions…whether it’s the entertainment industry, politics, news, sports figures…the quick analysis of the person based on […]Read More The Playground: The Naked Face Project
I’m working on an upcoming TEDx talk and could sure use your input. To get you thinking…let me start here…in 1996 I started Girls on the Run International. Here’s the original “blurb” I used back then to help folks understand what the program was all about. In 1976, I bought my first pair of running […]Read More I Could Sure Use YOUR Input!
Alright…so I’ve been at this for sixteen years…and I’ve heard a lot. A whole lot from kids. Kids say whatever they want. Of course, while this practice could lead to difficulties later in life, when you are a kid, pretty much anything you say is okay because, you are a kid. It’s that simple. I […]Read More Kids Say the Darnedest Things