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Two under two

My two sons are pretty close in age – just about 18.5 months apart to be exact. That means that I spent nearly 6 months with two children under the age of two. 1,182 more words


What's your parenting style?

I was asked this recently and I didn’t quite know how to answer. It feels like a loaded question, doesn’t it? I stuttered through that my main goal was to be responsive to my kids, to listen to what they were saying (even my 9 month old, who isn’t verbal), and provide an environment that supportive and encourages growth and curiosity. 612 more words


Love affair

My youngest rounded out the birthday celebrations on May 30th. She turned two. And with this comes the realization that I no longer have a baby, but a walking, talking, fiercely independent and opinionated pre-schooler. 734 more words

Reader: May he continue to reflect

I just saw his thoughtful reply. “Incapable” – that’s a powerful adjective for a parent. It’s a helplessness to be able to commit to the ability to evolve. 120 more words


Raising Mighty Warriors

Thanks for joining me on this journey!

Before our first son was born, my husband and I made the decision together that I was going to be a stay-at-home mom.   364 more words


#WhileBlack, The Talk, and Sheltered Black Boys

Two police officers stood in front of the school. They seemed to be doing something close to nothing, chatting with a parent. The parent seemed to know them, but the conversation also appeared…strained. 1,079 more words


What I Learned in April

Psalm 25:4-5, Make me to know your ways, O Lord; teach me your paths. Lead me in your truth and teach me, for you are the God of my salvation; for you I wait all the day long. 373 more words