Happy New Year Poem

I wanted to write a bunch of gibberish, but thought, Molly, just show ’em What this year has been like with pictures and a poem. It started at the beach, literally came across this in the sand Thank goodness I had my phone—love how God uses another’s hand. I had to add a couple of…

Congratulations, Simone!

Way to go, Simone Biles! Simone really wowed us this past summer in Rio de Janeiro with a record-tying four gold medals and one bronze with a dominating US women’s Olympic team. She was nearly flawless and so much fun to watch. But now, being named female athlete of the year by the Associated Press?…

Tis the Season

I truly hope Santa was good to everyone and you are all enjoying your time off from school. I had to share a picture of this adorable shirt I got for Ellie last year. Unfortunately, the pictures don’t really do this shirt justice so I’ve included a couple shots. Oh, that faux fur and that cute…

Dear Santa

I was recently reminded by a teary-eyed stranger that the holidays are not happy for everyone. After I hugged him- yes I most certainly did hug him- I had the idea of writing you a letter. I thought I would write this letter in the hopes of giving him and others a voice. Dear Santa,…

Golden Girl of Boxing Breaks In-

Marlen Esparza is used to breaking down barriers. The first US woman to represent her country in boxing and come away with a medal is at it again. Only this time, she is coming in to a ring with all of the men. Last week, Marlen signed with Oscar De La Hoya’s promotional company, Golden…

2016 Impact Athletes

Last week, espnW named their top women athletes of 2016. It is a powerful list of who’s who in the world of women’s sports. You can find it here– a must read for sure! I love the diversity that this list represents. And make no mistake, women’s sports is growing. Conversations about inequality are happening and…

Today is a beautiful day…

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I finally linked my two blogs successfully! Look for more posts from this female journalist, author, editor, reviewer, and passionate patriot. #childressink #writinglife #IAmWriting #useyourvoice #editinglife #journalism #press #mediaethics #childrenspublishing #kidlit #KimPossible #SuperWoman #WonderWoman My alternate ego is Kim Possible. My mother’s is Wonder Woman (Shout-Out Linda Carter!)…