My People

7 months, 3 weeks, and 3 days ago we started 7th grade together. 7 months, 3 weeks, and 3 days is how long it took for two of my girls to work up their nerve to make a racial comment to me in the classroom. It makes my heart sink to even write that down. Two […]


A Journey of Vulnerability

I read once about setting your passwords as things you need to remind yourself so that you’re forced to remember every time you type it. This past year my computer password was “you are valuable”. Seeing as I was a college student for the first part of the year and a teacher the latter, unlocking […]