Cottage Industry: St. George Signature – Service With a Smile

Like nearly everything related to Big Ocean Women, the newly formed St. George, Utah cottage began with one person inviting friends to attend a Big Ocean meeting or activity. Cathy Mauluulu, a cottage leader and committee member and a close friend of Gloria Boberg, encouraged her and Allison Stingley to attend the U.N. Civil Society…

On Being a Boy Mom

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,…

Life Culture in My Life

The three environments outlined in this month’s tenet, “We live and promote a life culture within the womb, the home, and our ecological environment,” remind me of three personal experiences, one focusing on each of these related environments.   First, I remember holding Heather, my first baby, and feeling awed and a little shocked about…

Some insights from the Coalition to End Sexual Exploitation Summit

Recently we got to talk to Melyssa Webb and Dana Robb, two Big Ocean members who attended the Coalition to End Sexual Exploitation Summit  held in Washington, D.C. in June.   https://endsexualexploitation.org/cesesummit2019/ We asked them about their experience at the conference, learned more about what sexual exploitation is, and how we can help prevent it. Here…