Gratitude

Four years ago I started a little blog… I knew that there were families out there who cared about what I cared about and who struggled with the same things I was.  I had secret hopes that this could ‘be something’ but just knew I needed to write...

Happy Mother’s Day

I’ve been thinking a lot today about what it means to be a mother…  and, in particular, what our narrow pop-culture narratives tell us being a Good Mother looks like. Believing in our children, ushering them forth with the tools to be courageous and decent...
The Little Rock Nine…  60 Years Later

The Little Rock Nine… 60 Years Later

You’ve probably been seeing a lot about the Little Rock Nine this week as we are honoring the courage of the nine ‘integrating’ students in 1957 and use this anniversary to reflect on the past sixty years. And, no surprise to any of you, the bottom...
Parenting, Childhood, Discomfort.

Parenting, Childhood, Discomfort.

Received this from an IntSchls mama and wanted to share…  Thinking about how we conceptualize ‘childhood’ and our role as ‘Good Parents’ is definitely part of this work of integration.  Her comments made me think of a book I read many...