I am human.

All of my life I’ve heard variations of the following: “Belinda, you’re such an OREO.” “Belinda, you’re not black. You’re the whitest person I know.” “Mrs. Martin, you’re different. You’re not like real black people.” “Belinda, don’t even try to act black. It just doesn’t work for you.” “Uh oh. B’s getting angry. Her black…

A New Challenge: The 21 Day Fix

This weekend a friend of mine told me about a new challenge she was going to conquer. I invited myself to the challenge and wanted to let you all know about it as well. It’s called the 21-Day Fix! While there is an actual program that you can purchase [available here], most of the program’s details…

How Do You Feel?

How do you feel?  This is the question I get asked most often since making the decision to become a vegetarian and rid our home of foods with added chemicals and preservatives. The question is a loaded one–one that I get the feeling many ask in order to see if the benefit is worth the…

Our Students

“I’m seeing students everyday who are facing serious issues in their lives.” Recently, I’ve been struck by the idea that each of our students are individuals. Of course, I’ve known this to some extent, but take a moment and think about it. Each and every student we come into contact with is an individual with…