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How do I do it?!

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How I Do It Often people will say to me regarding having two little ones, “How do you do it?!” Here is a glimpse into my stay at home mom life with two:  On a “normal” day, the toddler wakes up...
Like it or not, cell phones have become a part of our kids' identity. There is no faster way for my kids to get a sideways bug-eyed "I am super annoyed right now" look from me than not to answer...
When our children look at homelessness with empathy and compassion, they can see beyond the surface in people. Growing up poor on the south side of the city, I spent a lot of time thinking about the world and how...

Fears of Motherhood

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I didn't grow up dreaming of motherhood, and for a while, I constantly questioned my desire to have children. As I approached my thirties, I began to feel some ambivalence, along with a tsunami of societal pressure, but I...
Dear Boys, This is a letter that I never wanted to write to you. I'm not sure that I can even articulate everything that I want to say, but it is a start. Silence is not an option. I wanted...

A Letter to my Black Son

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To my Black Son, The world is not how I would wish it would be to raise you in. There are so many obstacles that you have yet to face. Obstacles that you should not have to fear, but because...
When I was pregnant, my friends were so excited to hang out with me and the baby. Now that he's here, it seems that everyone is living life and having a blast, while I'm focused on my little one...
“This is my wife, Beth” I said introducing her to a parent at a soccer game “Are you married, like gay married?” the parent asked I would love to say this was the only time I’d been asked a surprisingly inappropriate...

Everyday Magic

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What do you want to be when you grow up? "A magician!" was always my answer. As a little girl, mystery and fantasy consistently fascinated me. I received a magic kit for Christmas one year, and life was never the same....
When the world as we know it changes, we can adjust our lens and look closer at the things we can do better at work, at home, in our community, or our relationships. We can decide which things we...

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A Milwaukee Parent’s Guide to Virtual Education + Homeschooling | 2020...

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2020 has thrown parents a lot of curveballs, not the least of which has been an uncertainty surrounding schooling for our children. For many...