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Why Black Parents Should Teach Kids to Love Self!

Not too long ago, I wrote a post: “When Will Black Lives Matter to Other Black People?,” in response to the killing of Tavin Rivers, 19, who lost his life over a pair of red, Chuck Taylor sneakers. 275 more words

Strong Mothers

Cheerleading? Are you sure?

While riding in the car the other day, I was taking song requests from my kids: “Cheerleader! Let’s listen to Cheerleader!” I had no idea what song they were talking about, but I found it on YouTube and we started to listen. 767 more words


Clam Chowder Sandwiches

At lunch yesterday, I made tuna sandwiches. Allie hates tuna, so I figured I’d have to make her a PB&J, for about the umpteen-millionth time. But when she asked me repeatedly what was for lunch, I just kept quiet. 505 more words


Where's the Game?

I woke up this morning in a dream.  I’m watching a hockey game in an arena.  Suddenly the players leave in a group and go back to the locker room.  417 more words


Dear summer diary...day 34

Patchy reception = a late post!

It was a good morning. I woke up to hear Mike reading to the kids…

Mother Nature was sweet to us today. 131 more words


Racist Attacks on Adam Goodes: The Tip of a Very Ugly Iceberg!

During the last week, what I hope is most Australians, have been rocked by ongoing racist remarks leveled at Adam Goodes, a much loved and honored Indigenous Aussie Rules (AFL) footballer and who was also named Australian of the Year 2014. 1,346 more words


we all love sweets to some extent. Some of us more than others. But my kid freaks at the mere sound of a little Debbie wrapper being opened in the kitchen. 407 more words