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Racial Tension :: Three Things that You Can Do

If you are anything like me, the racial tension in my community and in our nation have hurt my heart. I find myself singing “Why can’t we be friends” over and over again. As a white woman raising black children, race is obviously very important to me. I want you to know there are things that you can do […]

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Black History Month :: Ways You Can Celebrate

February is Black History Month which was started in 1926 by Carter G. Woodson as “Negro History Week,” a noted African American historian, scholar, educator and publisher. It became a month-long celebration in 1976. Throughout school, I remember learning about some influential African Americans. As a family, we talk about Black History in February. We […]

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Self-Care :: Simple Tips to Destress

According to Webster’s Dictionary, stress is defined as “a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances.” Can I get an AMEN? As women, our stress level varies by the day, hour or minute depending on what our surroundings are. We are constantly worried about our spouse, children […]

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My Job As a Mom to Black Children

As an interracial family in South Louisiana, I know and have experienced things that some people are shocked to hear. Stares at restaurants, ignorant questions about where my children came from, and women grabbing their purse a little closer when my husband walks by. These are all things that hurt me a little. Lately, I […]

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