Hey folks - thank you all for liking and reading this blog. I wanted to give an update that I expect to slow down a bit these next few weeks. 6 days ago I gave birth to a gorgeous little human. We are all doing well and I look forward to sharing more through writing … Continue reading Birth update
It was the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. And, it was finally time to talk in depth about him and the civil rights movement with her as she's finally starting to connect with things that happen in the past. I started by showing her a picture of him and … Continue reading Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Now that we are a family of four, I am realizing two very important things: My love is abundant. It really is possible to love another baby as much as your first, without sacrificing an ounce of what you already give. That no matter how much you prepare, the transition to a larger family is … Continue reading Beautiful chaos – the transition to a family of four
Note: I wrote this post back in November and haven't been able to bring myself to share it. Through self-exploration and intentional work, I am beginning to find my voice without fear of hurting others with this pain, and in feeling validity in the importance of sharing the hard stuff. Thank you for reading. In … Continue reading #metoo
Several days ago, I gave birth to a perfect little human. It was a whirlwind full of joy, fear, love, confusion, and blessings. As a result, I feel compelled to share my birth story, and to do so from two different perspectives - first, from a place of fear and second, from a place of … Continue reading My Birth Story
"But I'm a good white person, right?" my kid asked me the other night. As we were sitting in her bed, I wanted to show her a video of a chicken greeting its owner at a school bus stop because I knew it would make her laugh. In the process of scrolling through my social … Continue reading “But I’m a good white person, right?”
I just spent two days feeling like a medical experiment. "Raising Justice" is about parenting, and I'd be remiss if I didn't include what it's like to parent while your kid is in the womb. We already make decisions for them before they can even survive on their own, breath in air, or open their … Continue reading Is pregnancy a diagnosis?