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Did you know that you can practice allyship skills even if you don’t live in a “diverse community”? Ask me how I know! It’s a myth that one has to live in a diverse community in order to learn about, value, or practice allyship. I am real-life proof . I
It’s September 2022 and after what felt like the longest, most unwanted break from writing about allyship, I am coming in hot, live from my new office on the second floor of our new home in Ohio! You read that right. We haven’t been super public about it, but this
It never fails. I go to the theatre to watch an action-packed superhero movie with my husband and leave wiping tears out of my eyes. How does Marvel do that to me, every single time? It’s because they know how to tell a story that will connect with their audience’s
I sat at my desk, the warmth from the tears involuntarily rolling down my face almost comforting as I got more honest with myself than I had been in a long time, and answered her question directly. The moment hurt, but the pain passed almost as soon as the words
My first baby had barely taken a breath before my worst nightmare was unfolding. Literally, she wasn’t breathing, and that was why I was missing out on the immediate skin-to-skin bonding touted by many as the golden standard motherhood rite of passage for attachment. Instead, I watched the NICU team
I can still see the giant smiles on my students’ faces as I snapped their pictures on the playground equipment with a couple of giant, bright green and blue, polka dotted balloons. They were more than happy to spend their normal class time making silly faces and pretending to fly
If you are looking for honesty, insight, and encouragement as you learn how to be an ally, you are in the right place! I am passionate about using stories to build empathy and supporting people as they learn to become better allies.
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