Black History. Black Boy Joy and Black Girl Magic

It’s Black History Month, but 28 days isn’t near enough time to talk about all of the amazing men and women, past and present in the Black Community. Representation matters and in this house, we proudly celebrate Black Boy Joy and Black Girl Magic year round. Here is a roundup of books, blog posts, and subscription […]

The Little Things

I had a different post planned for today, but there’s nothing like an unexpected phone call first thing in the morning to shift your perspective and serve as a reminder to appreciate what you have.   We’ve been spending a fair amount of time at home lately. I introduced the kids to Chinese Checkers a […]

Kenton County STREAM Center

I was invited to a blogger event for the new STREAM Center in Kentucky a couple of weeks ago. As you know, I live in Ohio, but it was only an hour drive, and totally worth it. The new (S)cience (T)echnology (R)eading (E)ngineering (A)rt (M)ath  Center is pretty great. I wish we had one closer to us, but […]

I Shared The Worst Day of My Life With A Memoir Writer

I’m sitting here with butterflies in my stomach and a lump in my throat because I’m about to share something deeply personal with you. It is not the whole story…only a piece, but it’s still hard to share. I’ve talked a little about the circumstances that changed our life several years ago but never giving […]