How to Have Powerful Interactions With Your Child to Support Early Learning

Just a few minutes each day is sufficient to support early learning for a child. As parents, we spend at least 30 minutes every day with our children. At some point during the day, there is usually time for a one on one with your child, even if you have more than one child at […]

Why You Should Teach To Latinx Experiences in the Classroom

What do you teach about the Latinx diaspora? How much do you know about their histories or present realities? What do your students know about Puerto Rico? What about your Puerto Rican students? When we say ‘culturally responsive’ teaching is about making instruction ‘relevant’, it is implied that educators must reach beyond and outside of […]

Sleep Practices: How to Keep Your Baby Safe

Every year, there are thousands of sleep-related deaths among babies. I remember when my first daughter was born. She was also my first child. I was a young mother, a college graduate, but still without a clue about motherhood. I knew how I wanted it to look[motherhood], but the particulars, I was uncertain. No one […]

50 Years Later- The New Dream

  A fellow WordPress blogger, Blackmail4u,  wrote in a recent post that we must ’embarrass inequity’ to bring forth change. So here we are. On this date, April 4, 1968, fifty years ago, Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee. Sounds redundant? Old hat? Common knowledge? No, no and no! On […]