On Writing

โ€œ๐•€๐•— ๐•ฅ๐•™๐•–๐•ฃ๐•–'๐•ค ๐•’ ๐•“๐• ๐• ๐•œ ๐•ฅ๐•™๐•’๐•ฅ ๐•ช๐• ๐•ฆ ๐•จ๐•’๐•Ÿ๐•ฅ ๐•ฅ๐•  ๐•ฃ๐•–๐•’๐••, ๐•“๐•ฆ๐•ฅ ๐•š๐•ฅ ๐•™๐•’๐•ค๐•Ÿ'๐•ฅ ๐•“๐•–๐•–๐•Ÿ ๐•จ๐•ฃ๐•š๐•ฅ๐•ฅ๐•–๐•Ÿ ๐•ช๐•–๐•ฅ, ๐•ฅ๐•™๐•–๐•Ÿ ๐•ช๐• ๐•ฆ ๐•ž๐•ฆ๐•ค๐•ฅ ๐•จ๐•ฃ๐•š๐•ฅ๐•– ๐•š๐•ฅ.โ€โ€• ๐•‹๐• ๐•Ÿ๐•š ๐•„๐• ๐•ฃ๐•ฃ๐•š๐•ค๐• ๐•Ÿ It's been exactly one week since ๐—ฃ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—Ÿ๐—ถ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป: ๐—” ๐—š๐˜‚๐—ถ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—ฅ๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—•๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—ธ ๐—–๐—ต๐—ถ๐—น๐—ฑ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ป has been out in the world! We are thrilled and moved to know that so many Black parents, … Continue reading On Writing

“No More Police”

In this moment of mass uprising, where people all over the country & globe are demanding justice & dignity for black lives which necessitates the end of the police & police state, we are reminded and keep coming back to a conversation with Cecilia Caballero (@ceciliacaballerophd) of Chicana M(other)work (@chicanamotherwork) from 2016. Cecilia shares her experience in processing … Continue reading “No More Police”

Book Review

http://www.paperbackparis.com/trina-greene-brown-parenting-for-liberation-book-review/ One of the most compelling elements of Parenting for Liberation is the freedom woven into its fabric, right down to how you read it. Brownโ€™s philosophy is rooted in the transformation of Black parenting from a style defined by fear to a style focused on liberation. Through her three sections, Brown encourages her readers to take time … Continue reading Book Review

The unbearable grief of Black mothers

โ€œBlack mothers require these healing resources because of the pre-existing disparities in access to both physical and mental health resources, coupled with the added pressures of round-the-clock caregiving, financial uncertainty, school closures, and social isolation that is uniquely impacting Black mothers,โ€ - Trina Greene Brown Please read this important piece by A. Rochaun Meadows-Fernandezย #freeblackmotherhood Read … Continue reading The unbearable grief of Black mothers

Community Care: Altar Building

https://open.spotify.com/episode/5UFmoQUGCtghb8J7XZKaLW?si=2b4gyO_gQJOGhZRB3bq09A We hosted a collective virtual altar building space for Black parents to reaffirm the ways that we care for ourselves and our babies. Especially when systems fail us, is when we need one another. Our altar building space was held by B. Anderson.ย  We were so honored to be in partnership with B. to … Continue reading Community Care: Altar Building