As you may know, April is Autism Awareness Month, and while there are many resources in the Memphis area for children and families living on the autism spectrum, the ANGEL Program at Holy Rosary School holds a place that...
Was it as good for you as it was for me? Yep, go ahead and admit it! It was, wasn't it? In the moment that it was confirmed that my child would be able to return to school in...
Virtual Learning is not everyone's cup of tea. Whether I'm in public or on social media, I hear people harping about Virtual Learning: “This is ridiculous!” “My child hasn’t learned anything.” I quietly sit back, because I have nothing...
Let me be clear: I’m not suggesting we do away with Thanksgiving. In fact, I think we should make it a practice to reflect on gratitude more often. I’m proposing we take this day not only to be thankful...
Little did I know back in college when I embarked on a massive research project on one-room schoolhouses (thanks, liberal arts education) that my own child would attend one in the year 2020. Kind of. There are screens instead of slates...
Fall is that time of year when we all look forward to flannel shirts, pumpkin everything, and City Planning Day in School! Okay, maybe it’s just me who looks forward to flannel shirts. I am a city planner, and fall...
I saw a meme floating around the other day that said "Can you believe Spring Break is almost over?" and it gave me a good chuckle. Seriously though, trying to determine what it would look like to actually go...
As the school year begins, our mom brains are in overdrive, thinking about our children's health and safety in entirely different ways. Are our kids going to be safe at school? Should we keep them home instead? Sadly, for...
Did you know I have five kids? I do. It's nuts. But hey, that's what happens when you're a little crazy. And my house is on a whole different level of crazy. Ask anyone who knows me well. On...
Deciding between online learning vs. on-campus learning has been a difficult choice for families, many balancing worries about the coronavirus with the social and emotional needs of children. The American Academy of Pediatrics suggests in-person learning is better because students learn best...

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Race for Reconciliation :: Our October Nonprofit of the Month {2021}

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With a mission to be one of the most positive and unifying voices on racial reconciliation in the country, Race for Reconciliation (R4R) is...