Some years ago, (more than I like to admit) when I was a fairly new mom of four tiny humans coming in rapid succession, two little girls, and then two little boys, I met an older woman, another mother who had several grown children of her own, someone who wanted to chat about our babies,…Details
I’ve always been impressed by my father’s consistent patience and optimism. Even in the darkest of situations, he would portray optimism among his frustrations. I also consider myself very lucky to have a good dad, as I know many people are not that lucky–including my father himself. My grandpa was the stereotypical distant, absent father…Details
While so much is changing in the world as we respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, so much is still able to stay the same. We were unable to travel to the U.N. and have our workshop there, but we were able to create an online summit with help from our friends. If you missed the…Details
We started the Cottage Industry feature last year to highlight the “industry” or work done in our various cottages. Cottages, for those new to Big Ocean, are groups of women who gather in their neighborhoods to inspire, inform, stand, serve, and report as they support each other in their maternal feminist beliefs. This month we…Details
We believe that every woman who has the best interest of the rising generation at heart, and willingly gives herself to nourish and protect the rising generation, is a mother.” As part of the definition and explanation of the May tenet that drives the work we aspire to at Big Ocean Women, the above thought…Details
We are pleased to share a video made by the son of our own Pat Frandsen.