Teaching Kids about Love, post Valentine’s

This week is the week of Love as we celebrated Valentine’s Day on the 14th of February.  Love is not just for people who are dating but also between friends, siblings and relations.

Love: An intense feeling of deep affection

It is something that we feel, an attachment for a person or an object. If you teach children how to respect and love they will act in kind.… [Read more]

Ocean of Emotion

I don’t think Frank Ocean‘s recent revelation about his first love is quite the ‘coming out’ story we’ve tried to make it.  I’ve maintained since the first time a woman’s love pulled at my own heartstrings, that sexuality is more fluid than fixed.

Frank Ocean is a rising star.  His is the first voice you hear on Jay-Z and Kanye West’s ‘Watch The Throne’ album.  … [Read more]

Happy Mother’s Day!

To all the Moms…can we ever adequately express our gratitude for all that you mean to us? Whether you’re the woman who gave birth or adopted; or whether you’re the aunt, grandmother, mother-in-law, big sister or friend; or whether you’re the teacher, caring stranger who leads by example or the man who is holding it all together by serving in the role of dad and mom — you are owed thanks!… [Read more]

It’s Loving Day!

Happy Loving Day, everyone! Not sure what I’m talking about?  On June 12, 1967 the U.S. Supreme Court decided in the landmark case, Loving vs. Virginia, that  “There can be no doubt that restricting the freedom to marry solely because of racial classifications violates the central meaning of the equal protection clause.”  In other words, prior to this date, interracial marriage was still illegal.[Read more]