Confession: I never planned on homeschooling. What a unique time to be writing about homeschooling! While some parents have been pondering this idea for weeks, months, or even years, homeschooling was never the plan for many. I've gathered from parenting...
As an adult I've moved all over—I've moved states five times, and lived in 10+ different apartments or houses. But as we all know, moving with kids is a whole different ball game. These are my top moving tips...
This Quarantine Summer is going to be very different for us. Our neighborhood pool is closed, some summer camps are canceled, and we are keeping our fingers crossed that our beach trip won’t be canceled too. We understand that...
This is a guest article written by Elle Cole from CleverlyChanging.com. World Sickle Cell Day is on June 19. Started in 2008 by the United Nations, the day helps raise awareness about Sickle Cell Disease (SCD). Sickle Cell Disease is...
In 2018, I wrote an article called How I’ve started Engaging My Children about Race. I was about two years into my journey of intentional awareness of the systemic racial oppression that exists in our world today and the...
I remember the exact moment when I decided that writing children’s books was what I wanted to do. I sat on the floor with my preschool class in Washington, DC waiting to go outside. As we waited, a little boy...
This is a guest Article from Mehreen Tanvir with Mom at the Museum. “It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.” - Frederick Douglass, Abolitionist Change in society does not come overnight. It takes time to rewrite lingering...
Instagram is full of fun, gorgeous photos, and inspiration. Here is our list of some of our favorite local Black Mom Instagram accounts to follow. We love them and think you will too. Angelica Talan is a fun and down-to-earth...
Black Lives Matter and our kids' bookshelves should reflect that. Here are 33 excellent books to add to your home library that highlight race and black history. As parents, it is our job to teach our kids how to combat...
Disclaimer: Not an Expert This post is not a “how-to” on organization, toy-bin labeling, or keeping kids’ rooms tidy all the time. If you find a blog post on how I can do this well without sacrificing my sanity, I’m...
May is National Foster Care Month. Now, with what's going on in the world currently, nothing is untouched from the Coronavirus pandemic ... and that includes the foster care system. Families in the system are having to spend time...
When the coronavirus or COVID-19 crisis began there was a run on the toilet paper. Then later I noticed that there was going to be a problem getting my regular Amazon delivery of baby wipes. And then I noticed...
This article does contain a sponsored link from BetterHelp. I never would have guessed that I’d be writing about potty training during a pandemic but here we are. I know this may not be what you want to read. Sure,...
I resisted writing this post the first time I survived an unexpected income loss because I didn't think anyone would read it. But now finding myself surrounded by others who are experiencing an unexpected loss of income meant it...

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