Nuggets of Wisdom

Festivities and Breathing

The festivities are over as small as they were, it was still nice. And as much as I wish we could be in my parents house and let my mother bear the brunt of holiday cheer, it was my turn. And it wasn’t until I watched my daughter in her first holiday show, virtually (ofContinue reading “Festivities and Breathing”

Why Stories Matter: Encanto

If you don’t know of this beautiful movie, it premiered today on Disney plus and it was so amazing my eyes are still damp. The story centers on a magical Columbian family that flees from persecution and through a miracle, they are given a magical home, known as their Encanto. The children also receive magicalContinue reading “Why Stories Matter: Encanto”

A Letter to my Daughter, on this Most Historic Day: Kamala Harris, a Woman of Color is Madam Vice President!

Today, was the Inauguration of the 46th president of the United States. While that’s significant, it’s not usually earth-shattering in my world. But this time it’s different. This time there’s hope on the horizon.  “We see the first woman in American history elected to the national office, Vice President Kamala Harris. Don’t tell me thingsContinue reading “A Letter to my Daughter, on this Most Historic Day: Kamala Harris, a Woman of Color is Madam Vice President!”

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NYC February 2018, pregnant 6 months

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Hi, I’m Jessy. Learning and Development professional, I became a full-time mother and freelance writer in 2018. I spend most of my time with my daughter and husband trying to figure it out. But this blog is for my love of diverse and inclusive stories and sharing my favorites with you!

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