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Talking with Young People About Consent [video]

Join Micki and her daughter as they discuss the important topic of sexual consent. Consent is Clear (an enthusiastic "yes!"), Continuous (can be revoked or retracted at any time), Conscious (informed and sober), and Coercion-free (not "guilted" or manipulated).

Intimacy and Relationships, Life Lessons, Mothering

How to Help Your Children Become Responsible and Community-Focused — When Women Inspire

Caring for our neighbors is an especially important life lesson in an increasingly isolated world. Building relationships outside of our homes is an important life lesson to share with our wee ones. Check out Christy's thoughtful and thought-provoking article over at When Women Inspire [link below photo].   As a parent, you likely want your kids… Continue reading How to Help Your Children Become Responsible and Community-Focused — When Women Inspire

My Family, The Avon Part, The Mom Part

I’m Not Sure I Can Work from Home with Little Ones in Tow

As you know, I have seven children. Three of whom were born after I started my independent business with Avon over ten years ago. All three were high risk babies (the first two were premature twins and the last was a NICU baby); yet I never missed an order -- in fact, I'm happy to say that I've… Continue reading I’m Not Sure I Can Work from Home with Little Ones in Tow

The Mom Part

Switching from SAHM to WAHM

Robbing Peter to Pay Paul Because my husband had been a veteran of the first Gulf War, his college education had been interrupted. So, he was still finishing up his degree when we married, and I was working -- as the sole breadwinner. Did I mention I was teaching at a private school? Yeah, well private school teachers earn… Continue reading Switching from SAHM to WAHM