World Down Syndrome Day

#LotsofSocks If you have read one post about my family then you know that the youngest member of the clan is a sweet & spicy, sassy & spunky young lady. She is smart, an excellent selective listener, wannabe twerker and chef. She also happens to have Down Syndrome. By now, most folks know that isContinue reading “World Down Syndrome Day”

Absolutely Incredible Kid Day!

This is just a short little post to honor all the incredible kids and encourage you to do the same! There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children. Nelson Mandela Absolutely Incredible Kid Day This fun day of observance was started by Campfire KidsContinue reading “Absolutely Incredible Kid Day!”

Healthy Snacks for Thriving Students

Whether your kids are going back to school this fall or taking virtual classes at home, one thing that won’t change is their endless need for after school snacks. Parents, like me, have been fighting a variety of battles of wills during the sheltering at home. Many I have talked to have admitted that nutritionContinue reading “Healthy Snacks for Thriving Students”

Talking to Our Kids About Freedom

I really wanted to write a thoughtful post about teaching kids about aspects and perceptions of freedom. But Black Moms are already all-too-familiar with “The Talk”. In my experience, it has always been delivered to me from the perspective of what I “couldn’t do” or where I “couldn’t go”. I delivered to my eldest daughterContinue reading “Talking to Our Kids About Freedom”