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I Feel So Black | DMMB

I Feel So Black

“It’s times like these that I feel so black.” It was a statement I didn’t set out to express to this sweet, white woman who sat across from me. What would she think about that statement? When she me asked to expound, I wasn’t so sure I could relay my exact meaning, but I tried […]

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Grieving While Parenting

Grieving While Parenting

My father died this past December. The grief is still quite raw and shows up at unexpected moments.  This morning I opened the newspaper and cried when I came across the comic strips section.  When I was a child, my dad would methodically pull the “funnies” out of the paper each morning and fold the […]

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Praying For Paris | Denver Metro Moms Blog

Praying for Paris

Oh, Paris. You beautiful, mysterious, storied city. Your history, your culture, your lights, your love, your charm. Your people’s strength, their pride, their community. Your heartbreak. Our heartbreak. As I sit here, stunned, I am grasping for words and aching for the people of Paris. I cannot comprehend how this kind of cold-blooded hate, directed at […]

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