#WoWaWildBookClub – The School to Prison Pipeline and the Prison Industrial Complex

#WoWaWildBookClub – The School to Prison Pipeline and the Prison Industrial Complex

When I think about this topic I completely cringe from the inside out. We're talking about how we have set up systems to take kiddos, babies really, and set them up for failure. It makes me sick. But it's a problem that feels overwhelming and unsolvable by little ol' me. I am so determined to learn more about this topic to see how I can do my part in dismantling this system and creating safe futures for all of our children. I hope you are too. Let's get learning!

Why I Started a Book Club on Race and Racism in America

Why I Started a Book Club on Race and Racism in America

In the midst of feeling like a small drop in an ocean of problems, a friend reminded me that even the smallest of ripples can turn into waves. And there is absolutely something I have control to change in the midst of these problems: me. So let's get to work!

Finding the Heart in Heartache

Finding the Heart in Heartache

What a simple, revolutionary idea: we only have control over the love we give. And that love should be given freely and without conditions on others. This shift in the framework of my mind attached a buoy my heart on the dark waters of heartbreak and helplessness. It gives me reason to smile, even with the undertones of a bruised heart.