You GROW Girl!

Take a minute today to be proud of your growth. You have come a very long way. It is important to celebrate you. Your growth. Your heart. Your strength. Take some time today to marvel at your own accomplishments. You made them happen. Yes, YOU! Self talk can be powerful. Remind yourself of what a force of nature you are. Remind yourself just how full of love and life you are. Remind yourself what you are capable of. Read more

5 Ways to Know if Your Pain is Your Purpose

God speaks to me.

It started when I was just 13-years-old on the way home from my father’s funeral. In fact, we got into an argument. Well, to be completely honest, I really just let God have it. Read more

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We recently chatted with Redbook Online about how growing up without a father made us the women we are today. Find out more about “The Lying, Cheating Asshole” and “Leave Steve” techniques here!

How Women Who Grow Up Without a Father are Different: From Pain to Power to Purpose

With Father’s Day upon us, daughters of all ages are preparing to celebrate their fathers and all they have done to positively impact their lives.

But what about the daughters who do not have fathers present in their lives? How does life play out when paternal protection, support and resources are missing from her life? Is she significantly impacted? We believe she is. Read more

How I Went From Fatherlessness to Fearless

Denna BabulFrom fatherless to forgiveness and from forgiveness to fearless is how I would personally describe my survival story. My father was murdered when I was 13-years-old. We have no idea who was responsible for his death or even why someone would have committed such a heinous act of violence. Read more

Publishers Weekly Book Review

publishers weekly logoRead the review of my book with co-author Karin Luise, The Fatherless Daughter Project: Understanding Our Losses and Reclaiming Our Lives, on Publishers Weekly. The book will be available in June or you can preorder now!
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Read Denna’s article about giving a voice to daughters needing healing on Mama Glow. She talks about becoming friends with Karin Luise and how having daughters of their own affected how they viewed their own childhoods.

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Interview with Kokoa Magazine

kokoa magazine logoKokoa Magazine is a lifestyle site for the people with articles focused on food, kids, lifestyle, and business. Their Editor in Chief is a fatherless daughter and did a great interview with Denna and Karin. Read it here!


How to Find Your Freedom and Purpose with Dana Spinola

IMG_5767Dana Spinola, Founder and CEO of fab’rik, visits with Keeping It Real With Denna to discuss how she broke free to find her freedom and purpose in life.

Long-time friends, Denna and Dana take a stroll down memory lane for some good laughs and life lessons. You’ll get to know Dana on a personal level and find out why she left her lucrative job in corporate America to start her own clothing store, fab’rik. You’ll even hear the story of how she managed to build the chic and trendy boutique from the ground up and how she manages to run the empire while raising four children. Today, fab’rik has multiple locations around the U.S. and the company is only continuing to expand and grow.

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