It was over 20 years ago when I made a decision that would become one of my life’s biggest regrets. I had 4 finals that week and, although the college was only 10 miles from my house, there was a ton of LA traffic as usual. I was freaking out!!! I made the haphazard decision to look over my flash cards in the passenger seat to help alleviate my anxiety
Summer is coming to an end and, though it’s been magical, I’m excited to start another year of dual language education! It’s absolutely amazing to watch my (previously) monolingual children improve their fluency and reading abilities in two languages throughout the school year. Raising bilingual and biliterate children would be impossible without the support of our progressive school district and the teachers who love our babies. There aren’t enough words
We’re getting ready for our little boy’s first day of bilingual kindergarten and are excited to partner with Clorox to share tips on helping him start confidently! Last year, Clorox donated $150,000 for a Match Offer on DonorsChoose.org and is continuing their partnership for this BTS season too. Thank you for supporting the brands that support our voices. His older sister has been here before, but he’s still nervous about
This post is overflowing with photos because, honestly, it was impossible to take a bad photo in this stunning locale of snow-capped mountains, crystal clear lakes, and happier-than-ever kids. We were invited by our friends at Mammoth Lakes to share everything we learned on our adventure, and we’re honored to partner with them. It’s hard to tell you exactly what this epic adventure to Mammoth Lakes with kids in tow
How well do you know your skin color? It’s true: skin color is not taboo over here. My family is a glorious range of black and brown. But despite loving it, embracing it and calling it beautiful, I still don’t know much about my skin. I was invited by Sephora inside JCPenney to try their innovative method of analyzing skin tones and helping busy moms find our perfect color match.
This post serves no purpose other than to just be. In defiance of stereotype or in support of what should be, either way, my beautiful babies are here living life in all its glory. Pure little black boy joy on display for all to see. I present you with two of the most brilliant and crazy boys that ever lived: my 5-year-old son and my 4-year-old nephew. His mother and
Oh Mammoth, you’re so close to our bustling city but so far removed from life as we know it. Who knew that a treasure trove of outdoor adventure in the serene California Sierras was only a few short hours away?! Mammoth Lakes was incorporated in only 1984, but I feel like I’ve been hearing about its glory all my life. We finally set out to explore Mammoth Lakes with kids