We seek after knowledge and wisdom.

Talk given by Madeline Arnold: “We seek after knowledge and wisdom.” From the Commission on the Status of Women at the United Nations on March 14, 2017. As a freshman at Brigham Young University, Madeleine Arnold is a pre-dental student studying physiology and developmental biology. She has always had a love for music, particularly piano teaching and …

We are each unique and innately worthy of respect.

Talk given by Marisa Hoover:“We are each unique and innately worthy of respect.” From the Commission on the Status of Women at the United Nations on March 14, 2017 Marisa Hoover is a freshman at Brigham Young University where she is studying public relations. She served as the senior class president in her Idaho high school …

We are empowered by our feminine nature and biology, and we honor our procreative power.

Talk given by Candace Brown: “We are empowered by our feminine nature and biology, and we honor our procreative power.” From the Commission on the Status of Women at the United Nations on March 14, 2017 Having lived around the country and traveled internationally, Candace Brown feels like a global citizen and is eager to serve …

Elevating the Status of Women

Enjoy this presentation by Big Ocean Founder, Carolina Allen, as she talks about the value of maternal gifts in care work and resource management. She is presenting at a Parallel Event at the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women in New York City, March 14, 2017. Elevating the status of motherhood #bigoceanwomen Posted …

2017 Youth Delegation Presentation at CSW

We hope you enjoy this recorded presentation from our 2017 Big Ocean Youth Delegation. They presented at a parallel event to the Commission on the Status of Women at the Untied Nations in New York City March 14, 2017. 8 Millennials share views on faith, family and motherhood in New York during the Commission on …

Meet our CSW Youth Delegates!

We are so excited to be sending our very first youth delegation this March to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women. Our youth delegation team and their committed leaders have been working very hard for several months to prepare for this exciting opportunity. During CSW we will be sharing updates on their …

Exciting news about Cottage growth!

We are so excited to announce that we are launching a cottage training program to more efficiently grow cottages. Our Board and executive committees have spent the past several months creating basic training materials that will enable us to more effectively train cottage leadership and grow cottages. Over the next year we will be working …

Third Annual Delegation to CSW

This month marks the third year we will be attending the United Nations commission on the Status of Women as an official Big Ocean delegation! This year Big Ocean is taking two outstanding delegations! As usual, we will be attending as a leadership body and will  be presenting on Big Ocean maternal feminism. Also, for the …

Breastfeeding, Women, and Abundance Theory

Contributing author Lacey Parr. Breastfeeding is one of my passions. My personal experiences through pregnancy, birth and lactation have empowered me and helped me feel real love for my body and for the procreative powers given me. I have increasingly felt connections to ancestors and other women around me through these shared privileges that have …

Meet Big Ocean: Kaloni

Kaloni Jensen is owner and event planner of Cherry Creek Events. She also teaches Family Life Education Workshops through her blog Forever Chalae. Kaloni received a BS from BYU-Idaho in Marriage and Family Relations, and certificate in International Event and Wedding Planning from QC Event School. She is an aspiring author with her first book, Holding On to …