U.S. – China Greener Consumption Forum: Power of the Purse to Protect the Planet

I strongly believe in the expression that we vote every time we choose¬†how we spend our money – whether that is buying one product over another or opting to not buy anything at all. We vote on public and private … Continue reading

Back to School Challenge, Whether You Have Kids or Not

It seems that summer just breathed her first breath of warm air on our faces and yet here we are with autumn leaves just around the next corner. Kids across the country are in the midst of the back-to-school fury. … Continue reading

A Mother’s Day Wish For A Better World

What makes a mother? A mother is unconditional love. (Love is a choice.) A mother is warmth. (Warmth is human compassion.) A mother is patient. (Patience is how the passionate can persevere.) A mother is kind. (Kindness is love.) We … Continue reading

Top Ten: children’s books for social justice

Inspiration to Help Others. Yesterday our nation celebrated a man who’s most pertinent question while fighting oppression was, “What are you doing to help others?” I think that was directed to himself and to each of us. The refrain still … Continue reading