FAQs for a Former Homeschooler: Part I

“I would never homeschool my kids.” I hear this all of the time from strangers and friends who don’t know that I was homeschooled. Sometimes to save them embarrassment I don’t say anything, but sometimes my educational background just comes up in conversation. When people hear this, it usually elicits the exact same response...

Thoughts on Dr. King from a White Girl

I distinctly remember learning about the Civil Rights movement. My mom and dad read to us every night before bed. I remember reading books like Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry and weeping together as a family as our beloved characters were treated like animals when they had done nothing wrong. In school, to...

Guest Post on Coffee Shoppers

We interrupt our regular programming to share with you a guest post that I wrote that was published on Coffee Shoppers today! I had a lot of fun writing it and I hope you enjoy reading it! If Nashville Coffee Shops Were Real People...

You are Not Your Body Image

 Unless you live under a rock with no access to TV, magazines, the Internet (which brings up some curious questions about why you are reading this…) or other people, you probably hear this almost every day: “(Insert woman’s name) is so hot/sexy/toned/put together/gorgeous.” Not that being “insert whatever word” is necessarily a bad thing,...

14 Classics You Must Read (or Reread)

Let’s be honest. You’ve been meaning to get around to reading the so-called “classics.” But frankly, the list of classics you find on the Internet is often really daunting and if you’re like me you often wonder if you’ll actually like the books suggested or if it will be at ALL relevant to your life. Never...