Back in the first few weeks of June, as the #BlackLivesMatter movement ebbed and flowed through social media and spilled out onto the streets in the wake of the murder of George Floyd, my head began to spin with a combination of shame and confusion. I’m a white woman with immense privilege and all the hallmarks of power. I am late and I have much to learn, but I want to do the … [Read more...] about Legislators: Our Tools For Change
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I will admit that I’m not the most organized person. My desk is a mess of papers - scrawled notes for my book, printouts of Amazon purchase confirmations, stray phone numbers that I have yet to put into my contacts folder, old to-do lists with outstanding items on them. And my kitchen is a mess of piles - bills I need to pay, kids’ artwork I need to photograph, Target … [Read more...] about Desperately in Need of a Digital Makeover
Decorate your toddler's bedroom with colors, a theme and furniture that's suitable for her now and that can grow with her as time goes on. Updating her nursery into a "big girl's room" that fits her personality will last longer than the nursery you designed for her. Ask her for input on her bedroom decor, if possible. Buy Smart Furniture When you are picking out furniture, … [Read more...] about Ideas for Decorating a Toddler Girl’s Bedroom
A few weeks ago, we were walked into our son’s first basketball game. I looked around to say hi to the other moms and dads. But I realized I couldn’t say hi because everyone had their head down in their phones. The game started, and I was shocked that still the parents were watching, but their phones were right there to look at. This continued, week after week, and … [Read more...] about Parents, Please Put Down Your Phones!
The sun is setting a little later these days and even though it's still pretty cold out there, now's the time to plan that spring wardrobe. There are some really fun new trends for 2013, so rev up your engines ladies….here we go! 1. Bold Stripes are big for spring - the bolder the better! They’re stylish, dramatic and will put some pep in your step! The key to … [Read more...] about Style Trends for Spring 2013