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Black Children Need Advocates

May 14, 2021
 
Let's remember that Diversity and Inclusion learning is for the purpose of creating true equality and improving the lives of Black people and...
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How to Raise an Upstander Not a Bystander

Apr 02, 2021

First thing's first, we all make mistakes. Some of us may even feel triggered or paralyzed when it comes to speaking up for ourselves or...

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Qualities to look for in a Best Friend

Mar 31, 2021
 
A lot of people are experiencing breakdowns in friendships these days.
 
So, are teens and younger people.
 
In fact, when I asked teens...
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Do you have a healthy friendship or trauma bond

Feb 09, 2021
Last Spring, while the world was still open and I was traveling, I asked Teens in each country I went to what they really wished schools taught...
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The Inspiring Conversation I had with My students about the Inauguration

Feb 07, 2021
I recently had a conversation about the inauguration with a group of teen students, that had some of us in tears.
 
You see, a lot of teens...
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Parenting Triggers: Why You are Angry with your Child

Feb 04, 2021
***Do you ever feel jealous of your child?***
 
Last week, my friends Genie,Nyota and I had conversations about experiences that parents...
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Ways to Date your Friends and Family

Jan 05, 2021

Everyone's Love Language includes Quality Time right now. Everyone.

(Even if we have yet to fully embrace it.)

 

Seriously, we are all craving...

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All Self-Harm Isn't Physical

Dec 15, 2020

**Self-Harm isn't always physical***

I have to admit that I feel very nervous about this post. But, it is also giving you a deep look into some...

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How to Teach Older Students in a Pandemic

Nov 09, 2020

I have taught through 2 pandemics. The first was in 2009 during the H1N1 pandemic in South Korea and the second was in 2015 during the MERS...

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Conversations to have with your teen about their Black friends (For Allies)

Oct 23, 2020
 

I love working with teens.

I have the privilege of connecting with teens and creating programs for them all over the world. Recently, when I...

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