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Blog Archive

  • 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

  • Dine Out & Do Good

    Don’t feel like cooking? We’ve got you covered! Join A Woman’s Place (AWP) at these two fabulous events and enjoy great food, drinks, and people – all the while making a difference in your community. The best part is no … Continue reading

  • So Much Pride!

    June is Pride Month, a fantastic opportunity to celebrate all of the wonderful contributions and achievements of the LGBTQA community. It is also an important time to focus in on the issues that impact the LGBTQA community, as well as what … Continue reading

  • Unvoiced Desires

    “As girls become the carriers of unvoiced desires and unrealized possibilities, they are inevitably placed at considerable risk and even in danger.” - Carol Gilligan, In a Different Voice In general, being an adolescent is really complicated and emotional. It is … Continue reading

  • Teeming with Teens

    The last couple weeks of my life have been full of teens. I’m driving them, talking to them, listening to them, building programs for them… you name it. And, I have to tell you, I am excited. (Full disclosure: I … Continue reading

  • Not Stacking Up To Your Friends? That’s OK.

    Comparing ourselves to others isn’t a recent phenomenon — it’s part of our culture. Just think about it: As soon as we’re able to form thoughts and opinions, we start comparing. Who’s taller? Who’s better at sports? Who has more … Continue reading

  • Some Words from a Sage

    I am 80 years young. At the time of my 40th birthday, I commented to my 87 year oldfather that I was getting old, he replied, “You’re just a baby, and don’t ever forget…always keep moving”.  I have never forgotten that … Continue reading

  • Who’s in the Frame?

    Last week in my blog (click here to read #BringBackOurGirls) I asked a question. In the spirit of changing the world by changing the questions, what is the right question. What question might we ask to bring out the best … Continue reading

  • Turning Frowns Upside Down

    It’s Older American’s and Teen Self-Esteem Month. What do those two have in common? For me they are central to my life, and my story of a special older american and how she impacted me. When I was thirteen years … Continue reading

  • #BringBackOurGirls

    I am Nigerian. My father was born in Nigeria. He worked hard and was fortunate enough to be awarded a scholarship to travel to the United States for his college education. He met my mother… and the rest is history. … Continue reading

  • Safe Today. Healthy Tomorrow.

    Old, what does that mean? What is your definition for it? I am fast approaching the BIG 60, and as much as I really haven’t felt “old” so far in my 59+ years, except for occasional memory loss (standing in the … Continue reading