I’m officially ready to welcome the 2017 holiday season! I’ve always loved this time of year and appreciate yet another… Read more A 2017 social justice holiday gift guide
When I came to pick up my 5-year-old from school the other day, I was delighted to run into one… Read more My 5-year-old told another boy “ponytails are for girls”
Over the course of the past week, several incidents have caused me to reach a breaking point with men. I… Read more I’ve grown weary of men: can we please raise our kids to be better humans??
The last several weeks have been so very painful. I’ve struggled with how to explain to my children all that’s… Read more Empowering my 5-year-old to be an advocate and an activist
A few weeks ago, my husband and I lingered at our table after dinner, chatting about the day while our… Read more When your 5-year-old challenges you to break beyond the gender binary
Whew. This NPR article made the rounds again last week. It argues in no uncertain terms that systems of oppression and inequity… Read more Reconciling my anti-racist parenting with my kid’s private school education
Last week, I published a piece detailing a protest and the ongoing organizing led by a multi-racial coalition of neighbors… Read more Protesting against racial profiling with my kids
We’re back with another feature in the Parent Who Inspires series! I’m so excited to introduce you to Dr. Lucretia… Read more Parents who inspire: Lucretia Berry
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?