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Blog Archive

  • 3 Simple Ways to Volunteer with your Children

    Volunteering with your children is a simple way to teach your children difficult concepts like compassion, empathy, tolerance, gratitude and social responsibility.

  • What Would You Do to Build A Movement?

    That’s the question I find swirling around in my head these last few days. What would you do to build a movement?

  • The Day That I...

    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...

  • #WhyIStayed

    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...

  • Dear Mrs. Rice...

    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...

  • It's a Race!

    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...

  • What Would You Do?

    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...

  • Take Some Time

    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.

  • Declaring My "Independency"

    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?”

  • Keep Marching Forward

    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.

  • School & Fall Will Be Here Soon

    August is halfway over, and that means that a new school year and fall are right around the corner.

  • In Full Swing

    We are moving our thrift shop! Full Circle will be In Full Swing, on Saturday, August 23, 2014.

  • Out of Bounds

    National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell took a public relations black eye over his lenient punishment of Baltimore Ravens player Ray Rice.

  • Volunteer Benefits

    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?

  • Extraordinary Women

    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.)

  • The Writer's Block

    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.

  • Security and Success

    “The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.” ― Albert Einstein

  • Making Impressions

    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.

  • Freedom

    What does Freedom look like for a survivor of Domestic Abuse?

  • #LikeAGirl

    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.

  • Get Empowered & Stay Empowered

    As part of our commitment, AWP has launched an exciting new program called, The Empowerment Project. The Empowerment Project encompasses many programs.

  • 100% Success — What Could It Look Like?

    The following is a transcript of remarks delivered at the 2014 Annual Breakfast & Community Recognition Ceremony on May 22, 2014. So…this is my second Annual Breakfast as executive director at A Woman’s Place. Since we were last gathered together here..

  • Bright, Bold, Beautiful & Brand New

    Many months ago, the quest to re-do our website began. As the Communications Manager for A Woman’s Place (AWP), it was my responsibility to explore the possibilities. Domestic violence is a tough subject...Continue reading

  • The He-She Unicorn

    I spend a lot of time working with Bucks County children, and the truth is that a move toward peace and positive change really is going to start with them.  If they refuse to give violence a place to grow, … Continue reading

  • A Problem…In Perfect

    What would you give up to be perfect? “A PROBLEM Is really just a solution in need of a reason to exist. If you think about it, LIFE would be kind of boring if it were completely free of friction. … Continue reading