Valentine’s Day Activities for Kids

How was your Valentine's Day? My children came home with bags full of candy and cards. We didn't do much with the children yesterday because it was a school night, but this weekend, we are going to do some special love activities with them. My children love to paint and color, and I received some great worksheets for them to do. Check them out and maybe you'll want to use them too! You can find … [Read more...]

To the Mother of the Girl Who Called My Daughter Ugly

Your daughter told my five year old she wasn’t beautiful in their ballet class last weekend. However, it didn’t upset my daughter too much because I’ve been preparing her for this day since she was born. When I found out I was having a girl in 2012, I knew the challenges my daughter would face as a black girl. I faced them myself. During my first two years of high school, I was one of very few … [Read more...]

Partner Post: Your Health Should Become An Automatism

Being healthy is a natural state of your body. Being healthy demands efforts, motivation, and control. For those who struggle with a life-threatening health condition, the battle is real, and they understand exactly what it means to invest in their health. They can’t afford not to; otherwise, they put themselves at risk of complications. But for anyone else, being healthy is a given. As a … [Read more...]