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“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...
  Another senseless killing of a black man made national news this week. This time it was in Minnesota. His name was George Floyd, rest in peace. I won’t rehash the situation because, in my opinion, it doesn’t matter what...
Sexual Disinterest: The "secret" everyone talks about More groups, organizations, and publications have recently addressed the dangers of encouraging pervasive drinking among mothers to help them cope with the rigors of daily life: mommy wine culture. We generally agree that...
Safer at home: A Multigenerational Experience I grew up in a multigenerational home, living with my Abuela “Mamá Gloria,” she worked, made my brother and I dinner, and took care of us alongside my mother. Mamá carried me in her arms...
It is well-documented that the best way to curb the spread of COVID-19 is to practice social distancing. As Governor Evers has said, we are safer at home. The quicker we stop the spread of COVID-19, the quicker we get...
My Transgender Daughter is Awesome I’m a mom of six, one of whom is trans, and I want you to learn about transgender kids to help stop hatred. My daughter faces discrimination, obstacles, and heartbreak if we don’t change. How...
Your Comments about my Son are Microaggressions. Your comments about my son are microaggressions. The way you compliment his appearance is layered with indirect discrimination. The conversations all usually start the same. It starts with comments about my son’s beautiful...
Learning to be an Ally for my Children of Color After my husband and I got engaged, someone close to me said something along the lines of “you aren’t thinking about your future kids. Don’t you think you are going...
As a mom who doesn’t drink, I feel constantly bombarded by messages about the relationship between moms and drinking, specifically drinking wine. From memes to shirts, to custom wine glasses, you can buy just about anything with a catchy...
To the Dad Who Shares the Mental Load I've read a few posts recently about the mental load that motherhood typically carries, especially for stay at home moms. A lot of that is very true, but I think it's also...

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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...