It is no secret that across many cultures women are subordinate to men and are often expected to take the lowly role of the housewife. According to Dr. Vandana Shiva, it is the knowledge and background work of indigenous women that is responsible for the preservation of biodiversity in a patriarchal world that destroys biodiversity. She […]
Hogar Infantil la Milagrosa, located in Las Matas de Farfan, DR, is the guardaria where our mission is focused.
So according to the calendar, it has been fall for a month now but only today did the temperature drop down below 85. Last week when we went to the pumpkin patch/fall festival at a local nursery, it was just below 90 and my sister decided that it would be the perfect time to wear […]
My boyfriend is an awkward guy. We sat next to each other in at least 8 classes over the course of 2 years before he would say more than a word to me when I tried to start conversations with him. By 8 classes, I do not mean 8 occasions. I mean 8 multiplied by […]
Since the post I published on how I saved $4000 as a nanny over the summer, I have been getting a lot of feedback from friends asking for more specific help. I know that for a lot of people, the hardest part of saving is curbing excessive spending and impulse buying. Here is my advice […]
I did it! I survived the first week of school. Being a full time student (15 credit hours) and working a busy schedule (20-30 hours) as a nanny/babysitter is definitely something that is going to take some getting used to. Luckily, the nature of my work allows for a couple of nighttime shifts a week […]
When I travel, I try my best to travel like a local. I like to eat at the cool local dives and go to places suggested by the locals rather than the sponsored suggestions on Yelp and Travelocity. I live in a very touristy place, close to some major tourist attractions. Being a tourist is […]