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Black Lives Matter: Anti Racist Books To Read and TV Shows to Watch

The events of the past few weeks have made it clear that there is so much work left to be done by white people to fight racism and their implicit role in it. We must do better as humans, as friends and as parents to recognize our inherent positions of privilege and stop these injustices from recurring again and again. Uncomfortable conversations must be had, learned from and remembered.  Here are multiple resources and voices I've found insightful during my own personal education. A lot of my learning about black history has been as an adult, and should have started much earlier. There is so much that is left out in school that it's up to each of us to fill in the gaps. Hopefully with the current...

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Summer Book Roundup: The Best Books for Your Summer Getaway

I love to read. As a child, I was the quiet kid with her head down in a book at the dinner table and I'm secretly hoping my son will end up that way too.  I try to read every night before bed, lately it's been averaging a book a week. Hand me a glass of wine and something to read and I'm a happy girl! It also happens to be  National Book Lover's Day.  What better time is there to share some of my recent highlights from my reading list? Enjoy!     I first came across Woman No 17 as a recommendation both by a friend and as the famous LA book store Book Soup - pick of the month. I'm...

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