So B. It: Love this Book!

I’m always looking for good Young Adult books for my kids to read.  One of the main criteria for me when screening books, is that the theme engenders tolerance of others’ differences.  Multicultural is my middle name, but multicultural is not just East versus West, or one religion or another.  Multicultural is the weave of…

Rahul Nana: An Amazing Talent

Last week, I was bored and reading through my Facebook to fill some time, when I discovered a video of an amazing teenage musical talent.  His voice made my skin tingle as I watched the video, and when I learned more about him, I immediately vowed to share his story with my readers.  Let me…

Reflection on Graduation

I opened the door to my 18 year old son’s room today, and stood there, flabbergasted at the chaos before my eyes.  Piles of clothes randomly deposited on the floor and empty chip bags, surrounded the unmade empty bed in the center of the room.  Ugh.  He’s almost an adult.  When will he ever learn…

“Mom, You’re Embarrassing Me!”

I love to embarrass my kids.  One of my greatest joys is to see the look on their faces when I do something silly in front of their friends.  I’ll say things like “YOLO,”an acronym for ‘you only live once’ used by the teens. I greet their friends with “Yo, Dawg,” and I dance.  Oh…