Blog Posts by Guest Blogger
20 Thoughts for My 20-Year-Old Son: Blogust Day 20
1.Spend a semester at an overseas campus. 2.Spanish is the new Mandarin. 3.Under promise and over deliver. 4.Switch from iOS to Android. 5.Never use more than ten PowerPoint slides.
August 20, 2013
Raising 14-Year-Olds Ain’t For Punks: Blogust Day 14
She started high school last week—left this house in a ball of nerves and excitement and fear and delight, curious about this new, independent path she was about to walk.
August 14, 2013
Being Two Is Universal: Blogust Day 2
Two is fun. Two is little tiny kisses and chubby armed hugs. Two is pretending to do everything everyone else does on a much smaller scale.
August 2, 2013
The Power of Post-Its: Blogust Day 1
My kids all walked at different ages, which isn't surprising because they're all different people, but it was surprising to me because Archer was all I knew before Fable...and Archer and Fable were all I knew before Bo and Revi...and before that, all I knew was myself from reading the baby book my mom made for me when I was a babe that is currently falling apart and full of old baby hair and a faded hospital bracelet and cards from my parents' old neighbors.
August 1, 2013
Dispatches from Women Deliver: Breaking Taboos For Women’s Health
The hidden subtext of the Women Deliver 2013 Conference in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, the largest global health event of the decade, is all about breaking taboos: Taboos about women and power, about sex, about relationships between men and women, and about the role of global institutions in quite simply talking about sexual health.
May 30, 2013
Family Dinner Never Mattered So Much
"It takes a village" has always been our family's philosophy, and so I had the good fortune of being raised with many surrogates -- equally strong and caring women -- who mentored me and filled in the missing pieces of my life puzzle.
April 1, 2013
Girls Leading Change: Malala Yousafzai
At 15, Malala is a leader. She shows us that leadership is about vision. It's about values that endure, uncompromised. It's about sacrifice and conviction, about the resolve to take risks and persevere.
March 18, 2013
In memory of our most awesome supporter
Laurence believed that it was our responsibility to help those who have limited means of improving their situations on their own. He hosted fundraisers for charities like Nothing But Nets and the United Nations Foundation, throughout the Dexter-Ann Arbor community.
March 4, 2013