The Ripple Effect (and my birthday!)

I’m stepping out of my comfort zone here. Why? Because it’s my birthday and I’m celebrating. And instead of keeping it quiet, as I usually do, I want to share it with you. It’s become apparent to me,… Read More

A Must Use Tool in Parenting

I’m going to be vulnerable here, and completely honest. Before I was “Teresa of Parenting for Social Change,” I was “Teresa, what the hell is going on in my family?!”

Q&A: How do I handle this parenting guilt?

I’m jumping right into this Q&A today because it’s a big topic.   So big, in fact, that I have received this question for years. “Teresa, how do I handle this parenting guilt?” Before I answer this question, I want… Read More

Controlling Children’s Media Access Part Three:

What is the Real Learning Happening? This article was first published in the Jan/Feb 2013 edition of Home Education Magazine In my first two articles (part 1 and part 2) on controlling children’s access to media I chronicled… Read More

Controlling Children’s Media Access Part Two:

Are Stereotypes and Prejudice Only Perpetuated in Media? This article was first published in the November/December 2012 edition of Home Education Magazine Before becoming a mom, I had spent over a decade as a professional working with college… Read More

Controlling Children’s Media Access Part One:

Challenging What We Think We Know This article was originally published in Home Education Magazine September-October 2012. Like so many parents who have made the choice to not send children to school, I spent a lot of time… Read More

Stop Battling Yourself

Last week in my email newsletter, I asked for help through a survey. Many of you took your time to fill it out, and I deeply appreciate your thoughts and insights. (If you haven’t filled it out yet,… Read More

Conversations About Race

I want to talk about fear today. In particular, I want to talk why we’re afraid to have conversations about race. So here I am, sitting with fear myself right now. I feel it in my stomach and… Read More