Posts tagged with: education

Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Education As I reflect on my early childhood learning, my daughters’ stages of development as well as my assessments and observations as a primary teacher; I have recognized... Read More

How I Landed My Dream Job

Where it all began Tech is not a space where you find plenty of black women so let me give you some background on how I ended up here. When... Read More

World Social Justice Day-Formal Employment and Equal Pay

World Social Justice Day February 20, 2022 is World Social Justice Day! Every year since 2009, this day has been set aside to provide a focus on fair outcomes for... Read More

Who Said Learning Can’t Be Fun?

YEAH—I’M STILL HAVING FUN It’s been almost 25 years and I’m still in love with what I do. TEACH!!! Every week reflecting on what I’ve taught and thinking, “What can... Read More

Centering Relationships in Sexual Wellness (Part 3)

For the month of February MommiNation concludes our conversations about love, sensuality, and sexuality with reproductive justice activists Brittany Brathwaite, MSW, MPH, and Kimberly Huggins, LSW, MPH, MEd. Ms. Brathwaite... Read More

Human Trafficking-Why You Should Stay Tuned into Your Teens & Tweens

Human Trafficking – Why You Should Stay Tuned Into Your Teens & Tweens January is National Human Trafficking Awareness and Prevention Month. Since 2010, this month has been declared a... Read More

Ways to advocate for an ambitious learning environment for your child

What is tracking? We all want to believe that schools are doing all they can to ensure our children thrive academically as students. But what if I told you that,... Read More

Helpful Tips for Parents of Teen Drivers

Being a parent of a teen driver can give you so much anxiety when you worry about their safety and well-being. There are so many sudden things that can happen,... Read More

The Best Ways To Protect Your Child’s Health

For parents, the number one priority is the health and well-being of their children so that they can grow into upstanding, successful adults. For that reason, we understand you’re always... Read More

Working for Food Justice: A conversation with Ashanté Reese

Food and nutrition are political issues. MommiNation sat down with award-winning author, Dr. Ashante Reese, to talk about the politics of food. MommiNation: Dr. Reese, your research centers on food-justice,... Read More

Ways To Encourage Your Child To Donate to Charity

Donating to charity is a great way to give back, and everyone should lend a helping hand when they can. Black mothers can inspire the younger generation to donate by... Read More

Ways To Motivate Your Child To Do Better in School

Nelson Mandela once said, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world,” and we agree with him. Education helps us understand where we came... Read More

How We Fostered A Love of Reading in Our Children

How We Fostered a Love of Reading in Our Children This post has been sponsored by General Mills. All thoughts and opinions are my own.  Books are hands down my... Read More

3 Reasons why I’m not letting this school year stress me out!

Are Your Stress Levels In The Red? We’re currently living in some crazy and unprecedented times. One of the major changes for Parents everywhere is our children not being in... Read More

Distance Learning is Driving Me Crazy!

We’d heard about Covid-19. It was all over the news. Early reports of the virus didn’t send me into a panic. I was pretty much convinced that keeping my hands... Read More

They’ll Mention How We Were Slaves but Forget We Were Also Kings.

The topic of slavery, the elephant in the room no one wants to talk about. With my son only being two years old, it’s safe to say I have a... Read More

I’m not a regular mom, I’m a cool mom!

To whom it May Concern: How many other people’s moms started their notes in school off like this? I bet we can all agree growing up black is no walk... Read More

5 Reasons We Chose to Home School Our SIX Children

The first week of homeschooling our children, I was miserable, the kids were miserable and I wanted nothing more than to send them back to the “professionals” while I crawled... Read More

If You Could Prevent Cancer….Would You?

Recently, I joined the Board of Directors for the American Cancer Society in Indiana. Admittedly, I did not know as much about cancer compared to many of those who had worked... Read More

Staying Active in Your Child’s Education

The summer is ending and reality is beginning to set in for students that they will be off to school again. The majority of the students that I have spoken... Read More

Summer Break is Upon Us

Another Year Gone I can’t believe this school year is complete! My daughter has just completed another grade, 1st grade and we’re on to 2nd…that quickly! I remember when she... Read More