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5 Lessons I Learned as a Backstage Mom: My Hopes for Homeschooling in 2017

My morning ritual often starts with a struggle—a battle between Mind and Body. Each one very clear about what they think is best and each one extremely persuasive. Body reminds me how  tired I am and how very good it simply feels to just be…lay in bed and simply be… Mind jumps in and reminds… Continue reading 5 Lessons I Learned as a Backstage Mom: My Hopes for Homeschooling in 2017

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Because She Did, I Can: A Conversation with My Young Black Ballerina

Originally posted on Off The Soapbox:
Those were the words Lela spoke to me as we listened together to the interview of Misty Copleland, talking about being the 1st African-American Prima Ballerina at the American Ballet Theater. Lela is a dancer. I knew this was true of her even before I held her in my arms. She…