Love and Light

I want, more than anything, to teach my kids to choose love. To use the light of intelligence, rather than hide in the shadows of ignorance, to expose hatred. To be accepting and kind. To see past differences in skin color, and religion and gender and race, and to see people as people. Human to human.

Today we honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., but his message is bigger than one day. We need to honor him everyday.

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Image credits: cover, meme belongs to HMDHM


Life Goals People. Life Goals.

I started this blog about 10 months ago, and pretty quickly became obsessed with getting a post up on Scary Mommy. Every few weeks I would get the courage up to send something in to them, and then wait, with knots in my stomach, for the email from Samantha that would always show up a few days later informing me, “it just isn’t a good fit,” but urging me to keep trying. (more…)