Taking a Stand

Education, Girl Power, Parents, Taking a Stand, Teen Girls / October 6, 2017

Girl Power: Helping the Girl-Child build Her Muscles for Self Expression

 Let’s talk Girl power, though used loosely in the 21st century, the term ushered in the celebration of women’s empowerment and independence,  and was first recorded used in 1967 by the Riot Grrrl an underground feminist punk movement in the 1990’s, the Grrrl having its origins in Washington state, and Washington, DC, some have called it a musical genre they addressed issues such as rape, abuse, sexuality, patriarchy and empowerment. But “Girl Power” found a permanent home in the 1996 musical girl group called the Spice Girls and their audience, there it blossomed and the…

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Dreams, Enlightenment, Relationships, Taking a Stand, Teens and Moms, Vision, Writing / June 30, 2017

Why We Stay in Bad Relationships

why we stay We believe we truly love our abuser and they love us too and something went wrong to change them. We believe that something or someone is responsible for their current predicament, that it’s a spiritual battle not physical, a type of demonic possession of sorts. You see yourself as the hero that will win, by rescuing this person. We think no one will believe us when we tell them what they’ve done to us. We don’t know what a good relationship looks like. Why don’t we see what everyone else sees, are…

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