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The Gold Ring

Recently, I completed a difficult summer-long work assignment in California, where I served as a Teaching Counselor for middle and high school age girls.  I stepped in to fulfill the role after multiple people quit due to workplace difficulties. The experience was a rollercoaster ride, where I found myself working fourteen-hour days, laughing one minute […]

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Best Friends

In my family growing up, there were three girls and one boy (and he was the youngest; poor kid). My husband grew up with a twin brother. Watching my husband and his brother interact over the years made me realize how unique and special brother relationships are. I’d never seen two brothers like that. I […]

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Teaching Kids about Diversity through Children’s Books

The AAP recommends that parents read books to their kids from BIRTH through **at least** Kindergarten. Evidence has shown, time and again, that children who are read to, especially at that young age, experience stronger parent-child relationships AND learn valuable language and reading skills. Win-win.  As a white parent, it has always been easy to […]

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