Dear Kayleigh, How is it possible that you are two years old now? It seems just like this morning I was holding after you made your less than three-minute labor into the world. It's probably weird to hear this but did you know I was dreaming about you three years before you were even born? … Continue reading Dear Princess,
The art of letter writing and card sending needs to be revitalized with you! Check out a few of my tips on how you can use a simple Christmas Card to help teen moms.
July 2010 I had this great idea to open a home for pregnant and/or parenting, displaced teen girls. I was pretty sure at the most it would take about 12 months. Fast forward to June 2014 when I was finally granted my license to operate as residential group home, we had the funding, we had … Continue reading Top 10 Things I Learned This Year After Finally Getting This NPO Off The Ground
Yesterday marked yet another day of blessed success for The Sparrow's Nest. We were able to exceed our crazy goal of raising $50,000 in 50 days by drawing in over $53,000. Even though the majority of my time is spent in development and networking, direct campaigns are very intimidating. What do you do if you … Continue reading Money should never be a barrier in making a difference: 5 Key Principles In Funding Your Passion
I could go either way this time of year. On one hand I love all the parties and festivities. I love that for one time of the year the entire Earth seems to focus on the birth of a baby. But I find it draining from all the expectations and requirements. I like Halloween. One … Continue reading Why We Will Re-Gift at Sparrow
Hey God, It's going good. You continue to freakishly bless me. I don't have to tell you that I'm tired. Like really tired. Like fall in bed exhausted and wake up fatigued. It's been a long haul. So much more complicated than I could have ever imagined. I ask myself if I'm making it more … Continue reading Blessed With Burden
It would be really nice. If just for one day I didn't do it. It's not that big a deal but if I could go one day with out getting all blubbery cry baby over Sparrow that would be really cool. But today's no different. I started the day crying over all the people on … Continue reading Sometimes I Wish I Didn’t