I didn’t set out to take a month off to collect my thoughts as we transitioned from one intense year to another, but it did work out that way. It felt right… And now feels like the time to reconnect, starting with many, many thanks.
Tis the season…To have people forget your birthday? Not if I have anything to say about it!
I love the idea of what “the holidays” are supposed to be about, but the season has started to feel less inclusive to me.
When the pandemic started affecting our daily lives last spring, I thought I’d done a lot to create routines and rules that would help my family and friends navigate our new normal in a way that would keep our physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing in tact.
We can do it. We’ve got to.
I was doing a disservice to every other person out there with a “different” name.
What’s the best way to talk to your kids about racism? It’s going to be different for every adult and every kid. The key is to just talk with them. Just start.
This is how I COPE. This is how I HOPE.