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My Family’s Visit to The African American History Museum Should Be Your Reason To Go

Welcome to Black History Month. I’ve been contemplating the best way to share my most recent adventure with my littles as we have begun to immerse ourselves in black history. Not just for the month but more regularly throughout their little lives. My sons are three and four years old. It may seem like aContinue reading “My Family’s Visit to The African American History Museum Should Be Your Reason To Go”

Trite Stereotypes Plaguing Community in Motherhood

Dedicated to the Pod Squad trite adjective (of a remark, opinion, or idea) overused and consequently of little import; lacking originality or freshness. https://languages.oup.com/google-dictionary-en/ I have been lucky to experience motherhood under the brim of many different hats. Sporting the ‘working mom’ fedora, the ‘stay at home mom’ baseball cap, the ‘depressed mom’ hood, the ‘happyContinue reading “Trite Stereotypes Plaguing Community in Motherhood”

Resolving My Childhood Identity Issues 25 Years Later: Welcome Halfie

By Jillian Lankford “What are you?” The words that have haunted me since the 6th grade. I am privileged to have attended a culturally diverse public elementary school in Detroit called the Foreign Language Immersion Cultural Studies School, or F.L.I.C.S for short. The school was comprised of three foreign language programs, Spanish, French and Japanese.Continue reading “Resolving My Childhood Identity Issues 25 Years Later: Welcome Halfie”