Today's post is a guest post from a former classmate, Dr. Julie Hawk. Julie was my first "official" teaching mentor and I owe so much of my confidence in the classroom to her mentorship over the years. We've been chatting about the current possibility of campus gun carry recently. After I wrote my . . .
Did you miss the Raising an Advocate series? I'm sorry I've been so busy with the research for my dissertation that it's become harder for me to research those posts as well. Hopefully you forgive me because today I come bearing gifts, and by gifts I mean an excellent summer reading list for parents . . .
This post is sponsored by Velveteen Mind as part of the #MyPledge15 campaign. All thoughts and opinions are my own. As many of you are aware, I’m pretty passionate about social justice issues and fighting for civil/human rights. You've read my pleas for all moms, but especially white moms to care . . .
Eight months ago, I wrote what is now the most popular post on Mamademics: Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Why White Moms Need To Care About Murdered Black Children. My initial reasons for writing that post centered around the deafening silence coming from white allies, particularly moms on the deaths of . . .
This post contains affiliate links. I receive compensation when you purchase through my link. When I first found out I was having a boy, I was very vocal about only receiving gender neutral items. Part of it was me being frugal and considering the possibility of future children, but a large part . . .