A Relatable Book About Intention that Recognizes a Parent’s Busy-ness

Living with Intent: My Somewhat Messy Journey to Purpose, Peace, and Joy by Mallika Chopra In this book Mallika Chopra — daughter of Deepak Chopra — explores the topic of intention, specifically how she set out to live an intention-filled life as a self-proclaimed soccer mom. I really enjoyed this book because it showed that […]

Faith and Existence

Faith is a difficult thing. We are taught in school that theories need proof. We need to be able to support our arguments with hard facts and scientific data. And finding information is easier than ever, thanks to the internet — unlike the days of my school reports, which required a library visit and rifling […]

I Am Not Colorblind

I grew up in a place that I am realizing is somewhat of an anomaly. I grew up in schools where kids were white, black, Middle Eastern, Korean, Chinese, Hispanic, biracial. My friends, neighbors, and classmates practiced a variety of religions, or no religion at all. I had babysitters who were white, who were black, […]

Read Facehooked. But don’t get facehooked. That sounds awful.

Facehooked: How Facebook Affects Our Emotions, Relationships, and Lives by Dr. Suzana E. Flores Published in March 2016 by Reputation Books First, can we acknowledge that the title sounds like something you really don’t want to have done? That being said, I get what it means. As a society, we are hooked on Facebook. Dr. […]