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August 5, 2016
This morning I called a family who is fostering two children to welcome them into the Village. Its the first time we’ve worked with the foster care system and I was...
January 17, 2016
I am not someone who is comfortable asking for help. But it is important to me that I say out loud, to anyone who is reading this, how grateful and completely depe...
December 6, 2015
I was at a networking/fundraising event for One.Love.Loudoun last night. The room was stocked full of incredible women who have founded or run local non-profits - i...
October 22, 2015
Life in the Village is pretty amazing. It has quickly become so much more than a loose band of moms helping moms. It has taken on a life and pulse of its own. I adm...
October 7, 2015
Kneeling on my living room floor, I’m watching and listening as my 18-month-old son plays with a baby swing I’ve just finished cleaning. We are testing the batterie...
October 1, 2015
I've known Ethan and Stacy for almost a year, and in that year a lot has changed. The first time I met them was in the parking lot of Dulles Town Center on a cool,...
June 24, 2015
Before I became involved in It Takes a Village, Baby, I was a different person. I believed in my heart that there was goodness in the world, but that people in gene...
February 13, 2015
Tonight was, in a word, amazing. Actually, amazing doesn’t do tonight justice. No one word can encapsulate the emotions that tonight brought out in me.
I woke up th...
February 9, 2015
Take a step outside. Look around. Do you recognize the people living their lives next to you, across the street from you? Do you know their names? Do you ever ask h...
January 30, 2015
The reason I wanted to have a blog for It Takes a Village, Baby is two-fold; on the one hand, I want our donors to have sense of who we are and what our motivation...
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