By Joanna Owusu When I was eleven, my science class incubated chicken eggs and watched the chicks hatch. After the eggs hatched, the teacher let kids volunteer to take the chicks home. We weren’t a family with a lot of animals, but my parents let me take two home. Maybe because we didn’t have a […]
Our children need us to know better than them, but if on occasion we don’t, it’s alright to say “I don’t know.”
We are told about the village, and we live close to one another. Yet so many of us moms are still incredibly lonely.
There is no doubt that 2020 is a shit show of epic proportions, but if we’re being honest, things haven’t been good for a long time. And if we’re people of color, which I am not, “long time” means FOREVER. During Obama’s presidency the overtly racist knuckledraggers were present but slightly muted, and the opaquely […]
When seeking a tribe, don’t follow the bees. Instead, find your elephants—a tribe who lifts each other up, is empathetic, and respects their wise, fair leader.
I want to cherish all these moments, but life gets in the way. After the fun cookie baking and family campouts, I just want some quiet alone time.
The silver lining of all of this for me is that time seems to be standing still. And that means although my son will have to have a quarantined birthday, I get a few extra moments of seven with him.
Working from home with a baby and a toddler? Me too! It’s awesome. Here are some tips that are really in no way helpful.