Happy International Women's Day! On top of it being Women's History Month, there have been some amazing things happening in the world to promote women and equality. Nike is becoming more inclusive by now selling a plus size line, and a "Nike Pro Hijab." There has also been a huge wave of mainstream media outlets … Continue reading International Women’s Day: Why They Marched
Work is essential, of course, but for many of us our job becomes the focus of our daily life, to the point where taking time off seems impossible. Roughly 224 billion dollars is credited to corporations for unused vacation time. According to Project Time Off, this liability has been accumulated over years of employees rolling over unused … Continue reading The HomeAway Movement: Unused Vacation Time
Happy New Year to all of my followers! I will be sharing pictures from my New Years celebration in a separate post, but first I had to share something more important. One of my good friends was in a severe car accident on New Years. I am simply asking that you send your prayers and … Continue reading #PrayForSqueak
April 2nd Today is the eighth annual World Autism Day. Last year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new data on the prevalence of autism in the United States. This surveillance study identified 1 in 68 children (1 in 42 boys and 1 in 189 girls) as having autism spectrum disorder (ASD). … Continue reading Light It Up Blue For Autism Awareness Day!
As October comes to a close I want to touch on a very important topic. October has been Domestic Violence Awareness Month and just because the month is coming to an end does not mean that this issue needs to be pushed back under the rug. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence... One … Continue reading Domestic Violence Awareness Month
FACTS ABOUT BREAST CANCER IN THE UNITED STATES One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women. Breast cancer is the second leading cause of death among women. Each year it is estimated that over 220,000 women in the United States will be … Continue reading Think Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Yesterday I had the pleasure of participating in the Relay for Life of Ann Arbor. It took place at Washtenaw Community College. If you are not familiar with Relay for Life, it is a 24-hour walk where money is raised for the American Cancer Society. People put up booths and sell things or provide various … Continue reading Relay for Life, Ann Arbor: Stop the Fight Against Cancer