• My kids absolutely love to read.  We are regulars at the library and we have an extensive collection at our house too.  For Christmas, one of their favorite gifts is new books.  This year, I got them a book that had been recommended to me a few times.  I got them "Penny and the Magic Puffballs".  The story is super cute and it quickly became their favorite book in our house.  The story follows a little black girl named Penny who is sad because she wants to wear her hair...

  • I have twin eight year old girls. To the majority of our friends, and even most of the children on the school playground, they are identical. Since they came to us three years of age, we have rarely dressed them the same. Instead, we have helped and nurtured them develop their own sense of style. Both my girls wear their hair fabulously naturally, but they have their own distinct hair style preferences. My daughters are Ethiopian, and culturally, cornrows are a preferred protective hairstyle. Living in Canada, we have access...

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