Officially Fearless: Lizz Bott

Know your sport inside and out? Want to get out on that field for some action but you’re playing days are over? Here’s an idea: How about using those skills to officiate a game? We know what you are thinking… you’ve read stories, seen the headlines of the craziness that takes place on the sidelines with…

Bible and Body Image

I am really proud of this latest piece I wrote for Busted Halo. I want anyone who has ever struggled with body image to please check it out. I especially want women who are constantly jawing about their weight and food intake to check it out. I am in both classes. We are better than this…

Simone Biles Rules

We get confused sometimes in our society. But the beautiful and talented female athlete of the year really clears the air here. I love Simone Biles even more after her response to some trolls who were trying to body shame her. Seriously? Her response is brilliant and magical and is a message that is lost…

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?…

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…

Today is a beautiful day…

Originally posted on A Day in the Light:
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!)…