Back to School Memories

Well, its been one week since most kiddos went back to school or started school for the first time. This time of the year can be filled with so many mixed emotions for both the children and the parents. The kids may have fear and excitement wrapped in one. The parents might feel sad about how quickly their kids are growing up mixed with the fondness of the memories they have from their school days. I don’t have kids yet so I’m solely focused on my memories. Read More »

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Like Mother, Like Daughter

“I am ugly.” “I’m not pretty enough for him.” “I need to have a body like hers so I can look good at the beach.” All LIES! Not only will this kind of thinking tear you apart, it will tear your daughter, future or current, apart. Read More »

How to Meet New Christian Friends

When you go to a new church like I wrote about a few weeks ago (link here), one of the first things you may want to do is to find some new friends at that church. For some, it may be difficult to do that. I’m one of those people. I am a social butterfly but I find it difficult to just put myself out there. So here are some tips that I implemented and some that I could have then as well.Read More »

4 Main Things I Love About My Church + Church Tour

As I mentioned in my previous post, you need to feel comfortable in the church you attend. You need to have the qualities that mean something to you that make you want to go to church. I mean you can go to a church that you suffer through, but you can get more out of the experience if you enjoy going to the church of your choosing. So I want to go through the key things that I love about my church to give you an idea of the things that make me want to go every week. Along with that, I will give you a bit of a tour!Read More »

International Women’s Day

IWD

Ladies:

Can you imagine being considered property just because you’re a woman? We are considered individuals now (in most places of the world).

Can you imagine having no say in family decisions or even in who you marry? Our parents now let us decide who we want to spend our life with. Also, our men trust us to be part of the decisions that affect our families.

Can you imagine not being able to take part in who leads our country? There are still places where women can’t vote or have a say. We didn’t have that right in the US until 1920.

There is so much more that we have accomplished. This post is mainly to serve as a thought provoker. Think of all of what has happened in history. Think of the milestones that women have overcome. AND think of all the women in the world who still don’t have the same rights as men or women in the US. Think of the young women in sex trafficking slavery. Think of the women who are forced by their husbands, brothers, uncles, and fathers to participate in war by suicide missions.

That’s how far we have come. And we have so much more to accomplish. Not just for ourselves, but for the women of the future as well. Comment with our accomplishments!

Malala

XO Ashton