On June 26, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States declared it unconstitutional to deny same-sex couples the fundamental right of marriage. It was a long-awaited, historic decision that has been celebrated in rainbows of every size, shape, and hue in the days since. As a gay woman, I too celebrated. Justice! Equality! Acknowledgement!
On this day to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and all he did to advance equality for all, I confess, I have no idea how to talk to my kids about race. We’ve been reading “Same, Same but Different” for as long as I can remember and my older daughter can often be
One of my favorite things to do with my three-year-old is to take her out on adventures. Sometimes that means checking out new-to-us playgrounds, the local pet store, going for a hike or finding a new farm to visit. On this particular day we were at a playground that’s part of our local magnet school
My kids are 4 1/2 years apart. They truly love each other and it amazes me sometimes how close they are despite the large age difference. Before Ava was born, I tried to prep my then 4 1/2 year-old about the time and energy that babies need. We read books about it and for the