How to Change Education for Millennials

Education(n).  A heated topic that affects everyone and the aforementioned “everyone” thinks it needs changed. As the school year is coming to a close for many, this may be a strange question to ask today. But do you have any ideas on how to change education? I love that homeschooling has become so popular, but…

Special Day

Many heralded yesterday as a special day because of a certain royal wedding. And I’ll admit, I love seeing the dress and festivities.  But my yesterday was special for other reasons. At a family festival, I saw a lady trip in a hole and a dozen people rushed to help her up.  Kids were safe…

3 Reasons to Hate Slow Fashion

Do you have a love/hate relationship with clothes?  I do. I want them to be comfy and functional.  I don’t want to be vain or treat them as idols, but I do want them to be classy, also.  At age 33, I thought I had my wardrobe figured out. Enter fair trade. After diving into…

Mother’s Day Made in China

I believe in slow fashion.  Turning a blind eye to slavery or sweatshops is something I can’t do anymore.  It is a passion of mine that isn’t going away. But it isn’t my only passion. You see, yesterday was Mother’s Day, and I got three wonderful gifts. The first was a drape cardigan (made in…

Busy Mothers

Are weekends in the spring just filled with busyness? Yesterday I taught students in China online, watched my son’s first soccer game, and hosted a Sseko pop-up in a fair trade store downtown.  And all that happened by 1pm. This may seem like a strange topic for Mother’s Day, but for the last two years,…