Did y’all follow the incredible Black Mama’s Bail Out campaign as it came to fruition last week? The Black Mama’s… Read more Talking about the Black Mama’s Bail Out action with my 5-year-old
At the end of every day, we practice gratitude with our children. Each of us names something we are thankful for that… Read more My white children know Black Lives Matter. Do yours?
I am a white, cisgender woman, married to a white, cisgender man and we have two white children. I started… Read more Interrupting whiteness with my white children
It’s been nearly two years since I started A Striving Parent and began the process of deeply examining my participation in and… Read more Naming the joys I’ve found in anti-racist work
A few weeks ago, I placed this yellow, intersectional Black Lives Matter sign created by Matice M. Moore, a Black… Read more The messy story behind the Black Lives Matter sign in my white family’s window
Recently, my 4-year-old son pulled out Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site, by Tom Lichtenheld, from his book shelf, a title we had… Read more Questioning media with my 4-year-old son: Why are all the trucks in this story boys?
Whew. It’s been a hell of a 10 days since the inauguration, am I right? I need to take a… Read more Parents who inspire: Ari Paul
I’m a newbie when it comes to participating in marches and protests. In order to prepare for my trip to… Read more Preparing to march: a compilation of tips and best practices
I grew up in a strict, no-guns allowed household. No real guns, no toy guns. Even squirt guns were off-limits. Neighborhood… Read more Five lessons I’ve learned as an anti-gun parent raising a gun loving child
I realize I’m a solid four days late for a New Years post, but 2016 continued to be a soul-sucker until… Read more 6 resolutions for resistance in 2017