Category Archives: Race, Roles & Rawness

Education as a Core Value in our Multicultural Family

Everyone is buzzing about ‘back to school’. Supplies. Registration. Schedules. I have a 3rd and 7th ¬†grader this fall so school is on my mind too. A friend of mine was over yesterday to interview Carlos and I for a class she is taking for

Staying Sane – Raising Boys

Can you PLEASE explain to me how this works? I told Alex four times to put his dirty clothes in the laundry. I wasn’t asking him to do the laundry. We have a laundry chute in the bathroom which is right outside his bedroom. Putting

Finding Peace in the Hard Moments

We lost our nephew over the weekend to suicide. It is confusing and heartbreaking. He struggled with drugs and maybe depression. He was trying to get help. He had support around him. And now the family is joined to grieve together, cry together and make