HerStory: An Ode to My Grandfather by Michelle Lopez

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-vz8sd-f14c18 A personal essay that explores the love and relationship of a granddaughter and her grandfather. About the Author: Michelle Lopez Trilingual, Afrolatina. A writer, a creative. An Oakland, California native. With A B.A. in Cultural Anthropology, I am continuously inspired by my community, my environment, my cultures, my language and the world around me. […]

Digital Life: Addiction

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-8zf35-f07e0c The moms talk about what they learned from the Tween Takeover! The discussion takes a dive into why social media can be an addiction, how it affects our mental health, alters our children’s behavior, and exercises control over some of our actions.  We offer strategies to combat social media addiction.  This episode aimed to […]

HerStory: Who are you when no one is looking by Alicia Cañas

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-xnyhn-ef7d7a Alicia Cañas of the Raw Tea narrates her poetry about self-awareness, acceptance and our relationship to the world around us.  Alicia Cañas is a Mexican American creative writer with a B.A in Health Sciences from Indiana State University. She highlights complex aspects on the deep topics of self-healing, personal growth, & mindfulness. She does […]

HerStory: A Black Woman’s Work is Never Done by Nadine Plummer

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-vvhhx-edd777 In the word’s of our featured author, Nadine Plummer: This #poeticpiece was inspired by the struggles, survival and stories I have heard, read and still see today, of Black women who had immigrated to the UK and/or born in the UK only to be treated as the Other; yet still forced to assimilate and work in […]

Chronic Illness & Motherhood

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-cg2fb-ec9829 Adrienne’s back!  She and Nicole discuss living with chronic illness and how it affects their relationship with their children.  What they need from their support system and how anyone can be an ally to someone with chronic illness.   Definitions Chronic Illness is broadly characterized as conditions that last 1 year or more and […]

Episode 4: COVID and Education

This week Adrienne and I interview two educators and gain their prospective on the state of education. Resources for families: California Department of Education: Get the latest updates on school mandates, internet access and meal programs for children Comcast Hotspots: Use of Comcast Hotspots Detailed plans on California school reopenings References: Sen. Tammy Duckworth: America’s […]

Ep. 2 Now Streaming

Thank you to our guest Oscar and Mr. Rivers who shared their insight into what men are really thinking about the advice we subject ourselves to. Wanna read our reference books? Purchase them on Amazon! (affiliate links) The Rules Act Like A Lady, Think Like a Man He’s Just Not That Into You Music: “All […]