<![CDATA[I Am Woman, Hear Me Write Women's Issues Column | Bradenton.com &]]> http://www.bradenton.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/i-am-woman-hear-me-write/ en-us Fri, 25 Sep 2015 14:25:14 EDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Fri, 25 Sep 2015 14:25:14 EDT I Am Woman, Hear Me Write 60 info@bradenton.com The power of one voice http://www.bradenton.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/i-am-woman-hear-me-write/article118551573.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 03 Dec 2016 16:01:00 EST

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We give thanks for traditions, old and new http://www.bradenton.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/i-am-woman-hear-me-write/article117479893.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 28 Nov 2016 11:06:40 EST

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What makes a good leader? It certainly isn’t free http://www.bradenton.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/i-am-woman-hear-me-write/article114222118.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 12 Nov 2016 16:43:00 EST

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Gut check, everyone: We need affordable housing. Now. http://www.bradenton.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/i-am-woman-hear-me-write/article111155927.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 29 Oct 2016 12:19:00 EDT

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Mindfulness: Feeling grateful for my teeth http://www.bradenton.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/i-am-woman-hear-me-write/article108582912.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 19 Oct 2016 13:30:53 EDT

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My apologies, dear ones. I need to listen. http://www.bradenton.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/i-am-woman-hear-me-write/article105431101.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 01 Oct 2016 18:04:00 EDT

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There’s always room for more family http://www.bradenton.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/i-am-woman-hear-me-write/article103986676.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 24 Sep 2016 11:13:00 EDT

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I’m a G-mom, totally, and hopelessly in love http://www.bradenton.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/i-am-woman-hear-me-write/article102310222.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 17 Sep 2016 17:41:00 EDT

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Guess what? We’re not always right, and that’s a life lesson http://www.bradenton.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/i-am-woman-hear-me-write/article100949827.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 10 Sep 2016 10:40:00 EDT

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Kate Carlson: In search of that happy ending, I turned to the real deal http://www.bradenton.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/i-am-woman-hear-me-write/article94342137.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 08 Aug 2016 09:45:36 EDT

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Robyn Bell: Music-making is my gift through life http://www.bradenton.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/i-am-woman-hear-me-write/article93056497.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 01 Aug 2016 12:20:48 EDT

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Laurel Lynch: Am I the only one who is tired? http://www.bradenton.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/i-am-woman-hear-me-write/article91482677.html#storylink=rss Women went to work and forgot to lighten the load somewhere else, like outside of work

What’s the opposite of multi-tasking? Is there such a thing of single tasking?

Being focused, diligent, saying yes to new assignments has served me well at work

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Rose Carlson: My grandparents’ heritage is a timeless gift to preserve http://www.bradenton.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/i-am-woman-hear-me-write/article90122352.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 16 Jul 2016 22:38:36 EDT http://www.bradenton.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/i-am-woman-hear-me-write/article90122352.html When is my life’s roller coaster going to settle down? http://www.bradenton.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/i-am-woman-hear-me-write/article88668792.html#storylink=rss Maybe I just need to give myself a break, like most women I know

In 4 1/2 years, I’ve gotten married, started a new job, undergone IVF, had a baby, bought a new home, closed in four weeks

At the end of the day, it boils down to personal choice and priority

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Independence Day brings to mind… http://www.bradenton.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/i-am-woman-hear-me-write/article87366232.html#storylink=rss That night at the theater changed me, because today I’m reminded of our current divide — oh, and Jake Gyllenhaal

I cannot remember a time when our country seemed so split – it’s like the civil rights movement, part two.

I’m one of the lucky few to see the original Broadway cast in Hamilton

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Forgiveness, love, respect -- only these can combat heinous acts of terror http://www.bradenton.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/i-am-woman-hear-me-write/article86105512.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 26 Jun 2016 17:10:50 EDT

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The roads less traveled take me on unforgettable adventures http://www.bradenton.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/i-am-woman-hear-me-write/article84619487.html#storylink=rss My mother’s directional DNA won’t be found on my genome map. For me, north is south. East is west.

I spent time as a volunteer nurse in Freetown, Sierra Leone in the fall of 1990

By getting lost, we may find extraordinary places

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Try a little kindness. It always matters http://www.bradenton.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/i-am-woman-hear-me-write/article83002347.html#storylink=rss A time of loss or pain or need is when our hearts are most open to kindness

There is no such thing as a ‘small’ act of kindness

Letting me know I was being thought of was most powerful of medicines

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Squeeze into a Spanx lately? That’s called torture http://www.bradenton.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/i-am-woman-hear-me-write/article81689437.html#storylink=rss How many of us have attempted the contortions required to don a pair of Spanx? I personally hide in the closet

The worst thing about shape wear? They make me feel fat

It always amazes me what we girls will go through

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Patriotism is my full-time commitment as an American http://www.bradenton.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/i-am-woman-hear-me-write/article80438617.html#storylink=rss To become true patriots, we must willingly and intentionally develop a love for the country we call our home

Memorial Day is an opportunity to show our utmost respect for those who have made the ultimate sacrifice

Take a moment this weekend to reflect on the depth and true meaning of this holiday

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Trip down memory lane refreshes my life’s lessons http://www.bradenton.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/i-am-woman-hear-me-write/article79061877.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 21 May 2016 15:50:16 EDT

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Maria V. Zavala: I am a proud, bilingual Puerto Rican U.S. citizen http://www.bradenton.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/i-am-woman-hear-me-write/article77671137.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 15 May 2016 00:00:00 EDT By MARIA V. ZAVALA | Special to the Herald]]> http://www.bradenton.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/i-am-woman-hear-me-write/article77671137.html Becky Canesse: A mother's heritage of extraordinary survival, strength and love http://www.bradenton.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/i-am-woman-hear-me-write/article76383787.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 07 May 2016 23:34:58 EDT By BECKY CANESSE | Special to the Herald]]> http://www.bradenton.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/i-am-woman-hear-me-write/article76383787.html