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 (of…

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 magical…

Letter to my Daughter: You are a Light in the World.

You are a Light in the World I love that you wake up singing. That even before you knew the words, you knew the song in your heart and you wanted to hear the joy. You wanted to share the joy that lived in you. You are a light, my child. A beacon in the…

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 things…


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NYC February 2018, pregnant 6 months

About Me

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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