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Her Badge of Honor: 3 Warrior Women Put the “Her” in Hero 

Her Badge of Honor:  3 Warrior Women Put the “Her” in Hero 

There are lots of studies focusing on the benefits of young girls who play with female action figures.  Think Katniss Everdeen, Buffy the Vampire Slayer and the equally confident version of Snow White in Snow White & The Huntsmen. But alongside these fictitious women of action are the fictional women of wits who also fight battles with a non-physical approach...

Talking to a Wounded Warrior's Spouse: Three Things to Say, and Three to Avoid

Talking to a Wounded Warrior's Spouse: Three Things to Say, and Three to Avoid

Seeing someone else in pain is upsetting and disheartening, but it can also be confusing: How should you react? What should you say? What's the best way to support this person without making her feel worse? Sometimes our apprehension is so strong that we simply withdraw...

Moral Injury: The New Post-Traumatic Stress?

Moral Injury: The New Post-Traumatic Stress?

In the moment, battle decisions seem very black-and-white. It's kill or be killed, take down the enemy or risk losing men, losing ground, losing strategic advantages. The men and women who serve in our armed forces are trained to follow orders and focus on immediate goals...

An Innerly “Pretty Woman” to Watch Julia Roberts

An Innerly “Pretty Woman” to Watch  Julia Roberts

Julia Roberts has been boasted as the most famous actress in the world during her lifetime.  She is magically able to captivate audiences of young, old, male, female, the conservative and the liberal. Society’s Homecoming Queen so to say...

Dawn Halfaker - Allowing Tragedy to Shape her Success

Dawn Halfaker - Allowing Tragedy to Shape her Success

We all have likely experienced a setback in a dream or goal pursuit. It’s hard enough to uncover what your heart’s desire is, let alone take the necessary steps to achieve that goal. Thus, heartache is particularly penetrating when you’ve got the dream in your hands and it seems to turn to sand...

SPA Day - April 24th

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View Flyer Spa Day!

Sunday April 24th, 2016 11:00AM – 3:00PM

A Day to honor and thank our UNSUNG HEROES, wives of Wounded Warriors.

Spa Day gives women the opportunity to enjoy being a woman, bond with other women going through similar transitions, focus on their own care, and refresh and recharge. Spa Day includes massages, facials, swim & sauna, guest speakers and lunch by the pool.

To place your name in the drawing for a massage or facial simply click http://conta.cc/1NDCVrX to submit your Name, Phone Number and a brief description of your life as a caregiver & what you have found helpful to relax and rejuvenate amidst your challenges. The drawing will be held on March 28th and if chosen you will be informed by phone/email by March 30th.

Lunch is hosted by Hotel Del Coronado

RSVP BY: March 24, 2016

Questions call: 858-268-4432

SPONSORED BY:

Mother, Love, Fighter Sage Foundation

Southern Caregiver Resource Center

 

Five Reasons to Respect a Wounded Warrior's Wife

Five Reasons to Respect a Wounded Warrior's Wife

Think that caring for returned soldiers drains their wives' strength? Think again. It's no easy task, of course, but these women are forced to become rock-solid, ultra-capable forces of nature. Here are five reasons why messing with a wounded warrior's wife is NEVER a good idea...

Women to Watch: Hatshepsut

Women to Watch: Hatshepsut

Living out many of our colors is not new in the history women. One ancient woman who lived out her colors is the Egyptian Queen Hatshepsut (1479 - 1457B.C), whose name means "the Foremost of Noble Women." She had married her half-brother Thutmose II, and upon his death, declared herself Pharaoh, though he had a son by a lesser wife whose legacy should have been to immediately become King, with his mother as his advisor until he was older...

Women to Watch: Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Women to Watch: Elizabeth Cady Stanton

American activist Elizabeth Cady Stanton was certainly a warrior and a sage as well as a mother and lover. Married with seven children, she spoke in 1848 at the first convention on women's rights organized by women, The Seneca Falls Convention, named for where it was held in Seneca Falls, New York. There, she presented a document for which she was a principal author: The Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions...