Reward Volunteers: the Joy I’ve Found Helping Teens Write
I joined the Grady Writing Center to keep an eye on my girls. But then the teens I was helping truly opened my heart to what it truly means to volunteer.
Guns in the Classroom: On Protests, Arming Teachers, and What Schools Really Need
We all know the consequences of arming teachers—particularly how it would affect black students and the racist structures that harm them at every turn.
Teacher Knowledge vs. Mommy Knowledge: A Child Chooses
When it comes to educating Black children, moms are the first teachers. But this is what happens when school teachers get involved.
The Maiden Flight: MyBrownBaby First Girlpie Mari Graduates High School Today!
Mari graduates today from high school, with honors. We are over the moon proud of her.
Kiarre Harris: Homeschooling Arrest Shows Blackness and Bureaucracy Don’t Mix
Kiarre Harris chose to homeschool her children, and lost custody of her babies for her troubles—and her blackness.
Black To School: How To Prepare Gifted Brown Babies for Success
Protecting your young, gifted and Black child in schools full of teachers and students who do not look like them is possible. Here, three great ways to get it done.
In Defense Of Public School: It Is What We Parents Make It
Are there crappy public schools? Of course. But not all of them are broken. Public schools are what we parents make them. And I’m glad we opened our eyes.
Homeschooling Black Children: This Is How (and Why!) This Mom Does It. Plus: a Book Giveaway!
Homeschooling Black children took a whole 'nother meaning after this white mom of brown children saw Black history ignored in her children's school.
Indulging My Daughters’ Passions: How Summer Activities are Helping Our Girls Touch Their Dreams
When it comes to avoiding summer slide, indulging your kids' passions goes a long way to helping them continue to learn and get them closer to their dreams.