Sales Gimmick

Warning ahead: I found a new clothing company to support. The shirts look nice.  The mission is admirable.  But my favorite part is that it is more than a sales gimmick. Let me explain.  Two Blind Brothers have created a line of clothes with a braille tag and soft textured clothes where all the profits…

Fair Trade Sales

Everyone loves a good sale.  And Trades of Hope has an amazing 50% off one going on right now. But if Ethical Fashion is about treating workers fairly and with dignity, doesn’t a sale hurt them? I’m thankful that the answer is a resounding NO. At Trades of Hope, all 13,000+ artisans are paid upfront…

Gray Hair & Jesus

I have been finding more and more gray hair.  I’m a long ways from solid silver, but with black hair, it pops. But everyday, I notice something else, too– five year old eyes and ears learning from everything I say and do. This topic hits me hard because I want her to know that Jesus…

Teachable Moments

Many days, my to-do list is a complete flop because the day has actually been spent finding those teachable moments. Today I had the chance to show my children how to consider one another, and I almost missed it.  And it all centered around my phone. You see, we were hanging out at the Huddle…

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…