Do Our Values Match?

Have you ever done an anticipation guide?  It’s a popular classroom activity but not one I remember doing back in the 90’s. For this one, try to order the following items from most important to least important (1-7). _____ Ending Slavery (there are about 46 million slaves today…mostly women and children) _____ Eating Healthy Foods…

Busy Mothers

Are weekends in the spring just filled with busyness? Yesterday I taught students in China online, watched my son’s first soccer game, and hosted a Sseko pop-up in a fair trade store downtown.  And all that happened by 1pm. This may seem like a strange topic for Mother’s Day, but for the last two years,…

3 Meaningful Mother’s Day Gifts

Mother’s Day brings out the best of intentions and the worst in my follow-through. This is partly because May is busier than December, especially if you have kids in school or are a teacher. And the other part is because I just don’t have my act together these days.  #hotmess So here are a few…

A Week of Appreciation

This week includes teacher appreciation week, nurse recognition week, World Fair Trade Day, and Mother’s Day. Whew! If you are like me, you have a list of at least 100 people you would love to acknowledge. So what’s stopping us? Let’s shower those around us with praise and encouragement. And I’ll give away a set…

Mom Style

I have never been a fashionista. But being a mom to three toddlers has put my style somewhere between pj party and a t-shirt maven. Enter Sseko’s multiway shawl. I can put this on and instantly feel put together. Add a necklace and earrings, and I am no longer #mombie. Do you have a piece…