- A Woman's Place on 10/24/2014
I sat across from my dear friend in a diner over pancakes and coffee. I trust her. She and I have laughed together, cried together, challenged each other, have had painfully honest conversations, and shared secrets and beliefs that others might fine crazy. Read more...
- A Woman's Place on 10/19/2014
Eight women sit around a table. Three laugh about something that happened earlier in the day. Two are stirring cups of chocolate milk, chatting like old friends. Read more...
- A Woman's Place on 10/12/2014
Most of us have read or seen a version of Alice in Wonderland. Disney’s images of the 19th century story range from amusing to frantic to terrifying (at least to a small child). Imagine the 21st century Alice falling into the rabbit hole of domestic violence. Read more...
- A Woman's Place on 10/09/2014
Before heading to the church, as I do most Sundays, I turned on NPR and caught a portion of Christa Tippet’s show, On Being. Read more...
- A Woman's Place on 10/05/2014
Every year the cost of intimate partner violence exceeds $5.8 billion. Domestic violence is costing us, as a community, more than $5.8 billion per year. Read more...
- A Woman's Place on 10/02/2014
It’s October… and that means it’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month! If I’m brutally honest, it’s early in the month and I’m feeling a little fatigued. Read more...
- A Woman's Place on 09/28/2014
Volunteering with your children is a simple way to teach your children difficult concepts like compassion, empathy, tolerance, gratitude and social responsibility.
- A Woman's Place on 09/25/2014
That’s the question I find swirling around in my head these last few days. What would you do to build a movement?
- A Woman's Place on 09/21/2014
The other day I did the thing where I mentally scrolled through my jumbled schedule, trying to weed through the days to find October 11. Read more...
- A Woman's Place on 09/14/2014
I think I sweat my weight at the gym last night. It was Tuesday; I was up for interval sprints: 30 seconds blast off, 60 seconds to recover, 30 seconds blast off, 60 seconds to recover. I was cruising. Just at minute 6, my peripheral vision caught the damning image that, if you are reading this post, you have seen by now. Read more...
- A Woman's Place on 09/11/2014
Please, allow me to begin by saying, I’m sorry. I’m sorry that this is happening to you. You do not deserve this, you are not alone, and this is not your fault. Read more...
- A Woman's Place on 09/07/2014
On Saturday, October 11th we will Race. It is our 5th annual Race to Empower. The race is held in October, Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) to do just that… raise awareness, but also to give the community an opportunity to help us raise funds for the much needed services and programs we provide, that are always free, private, and confidential. Read more...
- A Woman's Place on 09/04/2014
It’s the $5.8 billion question. You can read the graphic. Every year the cost of intimate partner violence exceeds $5.8 billion. Read more...
- A Woman's Place on 08/31/2014
Though Labor Day marks the unofficial end to summer, its true purpose is to recognize the contributions that America’s workers make on a daily basis.
- A Woman's Place on 08/28/2014
Several weeks ago I was interviewing a potential employee when, in the course of conversation, she used the word “independency.” The voice in my head distractedly asked, “Did she say independency? Is that a word?”
- A Woman's Place on 08/24/2014
The staff at A Woman’s Place wears yellow in honor of Women’s Equality Day. Please wear yellow on Tuesday, August 26th to show your support too.
- A Woman's Place on 08/17/2014
August is halfway over, and that means that a new school year and fall are right around the corner.
- A Woman's Place on 08/10/2014
We are moving our thrift shop! Full Circle will be In Full Swing, on Saturday, August 23, 2014.
- A Woman's Place on 08/07/2014
National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell took a public relations black eye over his lenient punishment of Baltimore Ravens player Ray Rice.
- A Woman's Place on 08/03/2014
Volunteering for a nonprofit is an obvious way to help others. But have you ever considered that it’s an opportunity to help yourself as well?
- A Woman's Place on 07/31/2014
Google “extraordinary women” and up comes Extraordinary Women Ministries. (Their September conference is sold out, so if you are looking for some extraordinary ladies, Roanoke in late September might be your best bet.)
- A Woman's Place on 07/27/2014
As a former High School and Middle School teacher, nearly life-long Bucks County resident, and believer in the power of woman, The Empowerment Project workshop series The Writer's Block speaks to me.
- A Woman's Place on 07/17/2014
f you read my #LikeAGirl blog post last week, you know that I’m paying more attention to what I do throughout my day #LikeAGirl.
- A Woman's Place on 07/13/2014
What does Freedom look like for a survivor of Domestic Abuse?
- A Woman's Place on 07/10/2014
It’s not every day that pantiliners make me think… but I confess that watching this video has me thinking of all the things that I do #LikeAGirl.