Category Archives: school


I don’t have anything profound to say about the tragedy that occurred Friday in Newtown. I don’t usually blog about such events because there are so many who are able to express themselves far more eloquently than I ever could. … Continue reading

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Five things

Loving mater mea, a site dedicated to showcasing the lives of creative NYC area moms of color. via Urban Bush Babes I made a few felt trees last week and learned to blanket stitch correctly. (Pictured above with DD’s “gingerbread” … Continue reading

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Weekend links: Educational divide

Firestorm Erupts Over Virginia’s Educational Goals As a parent of children of color, reading that the state board of education here in Virginia has decided to adjust math passing rates based on race both angers and saddens me. I’m aware … Continue reading

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Something I’m proud of

My kids got their report cards today and I joked on facebook that they are all geniuses, of course. I have never much liked the word pride, but I guess the things I was most proud to see on their … Continue reading

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A book I’m reading

Does a textbook or a course schedule count? Because those are the only things I’m reading at present! What about a book I want to read? Though I only got 3/4 of the way through Half of a Yellow Sun … Continue reading

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