BECOMING A SAVVY VOTER

Give Us the Ballot by Ari Berman, addresses the issues of voting rights in the United States. To be honest, after reading this book, I felt disappointed in myself. When you truly understand the violence, assisatations, brutality, and murders that had to happen in order for a person to simply check a name on a ticket, you either begin to understand and revere the privilege you have to be able to vote; or, you begin to understand how entitled and self absorbed you have become

What in the World???

what happens when he begins to understand that something unexplainable is happening. Here is a list of kid-friendly stories that explain the Pandemic and uniqueness of the times.

More Cheese Please!

My child loves yellow cheese. Kraft singles, sharp cheddar, or Velveeta, as long as its yellow, it doesn't matter. Like most toddlers, he tends to be a picky eater. But when I found out how much he loves cheese, I used it as leverage to motivate him to be the balanced eater that I wanted... Continue Reading →

” Spooky Troublemakers”

As we journey through the age of 3, I know that this will be a story that JohnJohn and I will reference often. There will come a time when he needs to be reminded of what it means to be virtuous or what to do when he faces another adversarius “troublemaker”.

No Such thing as Sitcom Parents

There is no such thing as a sitcom, perfect parent. Trauma, no matter how it presents itself in the family, affects children. What is to be appreciated is how honest the writer is in illustrating this trauma.

Nature’s Dance

  I have always loved to dance. When I was a teenager, I would have concerts in front of the mirror where I secretly crowned myself the dancing queen. When I was in my twenties, my dance moves made me the center of attention at every party. I don’t discriminate against any genre of music,... Continue Reading →

The Long Ride Home

Photo by Porapak Apichodilok on Pexels.com  My child does not nap on his own. Honestly, I’m over it. I’m  tired of the whitnoise machines, lullaby playlists, and the endless cups of milk. In my opinion, naptime routines are overrated.  I have come to the point in my parent journey that as long as JohnJohn can nap... Continue Reading →

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