GO Mommy GO! Modern Day Motherhood

Should I send my kids to Public School or Private School

The Great Dilemma: Public Schools vs Private Schools

The twins are on a swim team that practices at a private Jewish school in town. Of course, we parents have lots of different conversations while watching our kids practice together. One of the topics that came up the other day is whether to send children to public or private school. Most of these parents either… [read more]

Getting in shape after having a baby

Getting back in shape after having a baby

Lashinda, I am a 26 year old athlete who is pregnant. How did you start practicing after the birth of your twin boys? Did you start running miles or did you jump right back on the track? – Nadine Nadine, thanks for asking that question. I bet there is not one woman who is or… [read more]

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Spotlight on our Future

Inspirational stories from women overcoming adversity

My Name is Hydia Clark, and I Am No Longer SILENT

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Hydia Clark, a 17-year-old high school senior for our Go Woman Go Future Spotlight Series. Life sure can throw you some curves balls. At the age of five, my biggest worry was a new Barbie Doll or the latest new Brat Doll coming out; I had no… [read more]

Getting into college - applications and admissions process

Getting into your dream college isn’t just about your grades

I had high aspirations as a high schooler and was determined to do whatever it would take to reach my goals. My dream schools were UCLA and USC, two very competitive and prestigious universities that were right in my own backyard in Los Angeles. I listened to the advice I was given and took honors and… [read more]

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GO Woman GO! Pursuing your Career

2014 Highest Paid Female Athletes

The World’s Highest-Paid Female Athletes

Last week, Forbes Magazine released the list of the Top 10 World’s Highest-Paid Female Athletes in 2014. This list includes prize money AND endorsements, so it is a true top-ten list. It goes as follows: 2014 Top 10 Highest Paid Female Athletes Maria Sharapova, Russia (Tennis) Salary/Winnings: $2.4 million Endorsements: $22 million Total: $24 million Li… [read more]

Difference between good and great coaching

On Coaching and Trust: What Separates Good from Great

It’s really sad, but we just don’t see many female coaches in track and field. So when people find out that my mother is my coach, they’re amazed not only at our relationship dynamic (mother-daughter, coach-athlete) but also at her being a woman. One thing that bothers me is when other coaches put down female coaches and discourage athletes,… [read more]

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Empowering Thoughts:

Maya Angelou

In Memoriam: Maya Angelou

In honor of the late poet, activist and phenomenal woman Maya Angelou, who passed away on May 28, 2014, at the age of 86, listen to her reading of her famous poem “Still I Rise.” Still I Rise Maya Angelou You may write me down in history With your bitter, twisted lies, You may tread… [read more]

Why I Hired a Life Coach

Why I Hired a Life Coach and How it Changed My Life

About a year and a half ago, I was speaking with one of my mentors from college, Michelle, about my future. I think she heard the worry in my voice, about raising the Twindigs and about what I will do after track and field. She mentioned that she knew a life coach, Kathy Gonzales, who… [read more]

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Inspiring Words:

Why do you stay in prison when the door is wide open

“Why do you stay in prison when the door is so wide open? Move outside the tangle of … [read more]

A woman is the full circle. Within her is the power to create, nurture and transform

"A woman is the full circle. Within her is the power to create, nurture and transform." - Diane … [read more]

Serena Williams Beats Black Unicorn

And all they see is motion. They never see the tears, they never feel the pain... So many never … [read more]

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