Editor's Note: I initially wrote this essay as a sample for a potential freelance writing job in Spring 2016. I wasn't chosen for the position and I saved the essay to submit elsewhere. However, it's been almost a year and as Sesame is preparing to turn 5 in exactly 8 days and requested a Cat in the . . .
It's hard to believe that 2016 is ending in less than 48 hours but here we are. Like many years, 2016, has been full of ups and downs. However, I'd have to say there were way more ups than downs for me. At the end of 2015, I started reading Shonda Rhimes book, Year of Yes, and vowed that I'd embark . . .
If you follow Mamademics on Facebook, you know that earlier this month I signed up as an ambassador for Barefoot Books. It's taken a while for me to post everything here because I've been dealing with some family things and catching up on work but what better time to introduce you to my new endeavor . . .
This is the letter that I sent to the Raising an Advocate newsletter subscribers today. I thought I'd share it here as well. I don’t know about you but last night’s election results felt like a huge gut punch to the eight years of political progress our country has made. I kept asking myself, . . .
Hi Everyone, I know it's been a bit quiet around here but if you're following Raising an Advocate you know I've been super overwhelmed. Plus, I don't know about your family but Fall seems to be the busiest time of year for our family. It could be because my husband and I are both in education and . . .