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Peace Challenge: Taking Action

Many of you have been Blogging for Peace with me for over a year and a half now. I have no doubts that our posts have had an effect on countless individuals in ways we may know or never know. 218 more words


Raising Nonviolent Sons

Almost always, what I see of society leaves me with more questions than answers. Not unlike most other experiences, I was left with questions after observing an exchange between parents and a son whilst doing some shopping. 507 more words


LISTEN NOW: #Ferguson #MikeBrown anthem seeks to provide healing, raises money

(www.TheSingleMomClub.com) – The past two months have been unbearable for parents trying to find the words to explain to their kids why so many Black kids are being murdered by the police. 299 more words

Raising Sons

A Proud Mama Has to Gloat!

I have some pretty amazing kids.

Sunday morning, my youngest posted a comment on Facebook that made this abundantly clear.

“The shit I find on my newsfeed.

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A Mother And Her Sons

This summer has been the most busy, jam-packed summer I have ever had since becoming a wife or mother.  It was already scheduled to be a short summer due to school testing.   741 more words

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A Black Boy's Mother...Conflicted

I am the mother of a black boy in America… and I am conflicted. I thought I had this parenting thing down, but now I feel like I am raising him all wrong. 678 more words

In Praise of Raising Boys

I remember the ultrasound tech’s words in San Antonio 16 years ago when she told us we were expecting a little boy,

“If I’m wrong, I need to go sell shoes or something.” 528 more words