Let’s Be Friends

It’s hard now to remember how I made friends as a child. I was incredibly shy, but always managed to have a happy crew of close friends throughout the years. We’d play elaborate, imaginary games: we were cat goddesses overseeing our human subjects, Pokémon trainers battling gym leaders, or powerfully magical dragons. I never had…

Choose Your Words Wisely

Two little girls on a front porch

I have been thinking a lot this week about the impact of words after listening to a podcast on This American Life. The podcast, “Words you Cannot Say”, covers individuals who were ostracized from what they once considered their tribe for saying the wrong thing.  This got me thinking about the power of our words:…