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It’s Man Cold Season… Are You Prepared?
It’s that time of the year…the sun is setting earlier, the nights are getting colder, and the smell of pumpkin spice fills the air. It’s Fall – my favorite season!
We Need To Talk
A few months ago, I attended a small regional conference here in Madison for the first time, and was not at all surprised to find I was one of very few people of color present, as I often am. The keynote speaker was a former colleague, who was speaking on behalf of the Madison Police Department. I was pleased to see his talk was about unconscious (or implicit) bias.
“This Is My Tribe” :: Why I’ll Never Say That Again
We’ve all seen it. We’ve probably been guilty of it. It’s trendy these days, especially in the mommy world. Labeling your group of friends as your “tribe” which inadvertently sends the message of either “you’re NOT in my tribe” or “you should now feel insecure about whether you have a tribe or not”. I’m not pointing fingers. I’m staring straight at my own guilty mommy face.
The Day I Took My Son’s Toys Away
It was a typical Sunday afternoon. The sun was shining, the TV was blasting Disney tunes, the house smelled of Pine Sol as I cleaned the house, and my boys were playing contently in their rooms. Or so I thought.