Tag: awareness

National Make a Difference Day: A Tradition of Giving Back &...

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National Make a Difference Day is celebrated annually on the fourth Saturday in October. This year, the day falls on October 24, 2020. To...

Let’s Talk About Protecting Our Parents

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For most of us, our parents or other parental figures have had our backs since we were born. They made sure we had all...

Honoring Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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October is a month of celebration: pumpkin spice everything, Halloween, apple picking, fall boots, and chunky knit sweater weather. It is also Breast Cancer...

International Day of the Girl 2020

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On October 11th, the United Nations recognizes and celebrates the International Day of the Girl Child. This day "focuses attention on the need to address...

5 Must-Try CT Vegetarian Restaurants

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Hey Mamas! In honor of national vegetarian awareness month, below is a review of my five favorite Connecticut vegetarian restaurants: 1. Blood Root is a...

Parenthood and Fire Safety in the Home

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In my world of teaching, I recall October as the month that included lesson plans around fire safety and awareness. As I dive further...

Exiting My Comfort Zone and Confronting Privilege

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Full disclosure: I'm only at the beginning of this journey, and I'm a little bit embarrassed to admit this, but I have stayed safe...

Swim Safety: The Post I Never Wanted to Write

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I wish that I wasn’t writing this post. Luckily, in my case, my child is fine. She is safely sleeping in her crib. She...

A Big Thank You to Our Extraordinary Essential Workers

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Everyone makes sacrifices, not only to protect ourselves but to also protect others. However, essential workers put themselves at even higher risk daily. Thank...

Owning Privilege: Resources for My Fellow White Mothers

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I am a white mother. That is my privilege. With this privilege, my two white sons can leave the house with little worries. I am...