Presence Over Perfection

Covid has drastically slowed us down and we are on the mend, but it’s also taught me a few things: 1. I’m strong enough to let go of things that don’t fulfill me. Being busy doesn’t sustain me nor help my family. It definitely doesn’t help the healing process. 2. Simplifying my life has allowedContinue reading “Presence Over Perfection”

Veterans Day BookChat

My last bookchat of the year 2021 is with Educator and Author, Barbara Gruener, and her children’s book, Mr. Quigley’s Keys. This blog has been updated and contains the YouTube link to our special chat and read aloud.

Act Less White

Destructive Language Hurts ALL of Us If the “Act less white” headline from a Coca-Cola diversity training is leaving you feeling defensive, it should. You can’t control your skin color. You were born the color you are in. And honestly, the diversity trainings I’ve been part of as a participant and presenter have never madeContinue reading “Act Less White”

Momma’s Got a New Playlist

This is not a “Before Shot.” This is me feeling fantastic and loving me just as I am today. A fatter me to compare myself to isn’t going to make me more proud in a month’s or year’s time.

WRAD is RAD! Join Us!

WRAD Beginnings The way Dorothy Lee explained how World Read Aloud Day (WRAD) came about is the coolest story, ever! It was a child’s idea and brainstorming that set the wheels in motion. Now, WRAD is a global movement! This is the twelveth year for it and we are partnering with Dorothy and all ofContinue reading “WRAD is RAD! Join Us!”

I’m All of These

I still think I look much better with makeup, but someone I really care about, recently told me I am one of the most honest people she has ever met. So honestly, I’d like to be just as confident with or without all the cover-ups.