A professional achievement unlocked, articles to help with traumatic birth and mental health postpartum, and one tenacious swallowtail butterfly.
New newsletter format: You’ll get Emily’s latest writing, a curated reading list, and something delightful delivered straight to your inbox on the last Thursday of every month.
April has been a busy writing month for me. I can’t share the results just yet, but in the meantime, I thought it was important to share something I created for the Macalester Alumni Anti-Racist Parenting Conversation earlier this month.
Please join me for Mac Alumni Anti-racist Parenting Conversation. I’ll be co-facilitating a night of information sharing and dialogue that you don’t want to miss. Please register and join me on Dec 15.
I had the absolute honor to join author, story mentor, and certified master coach Amy Hallberg on her podcast, Courageous Wordsmith for Episode 38 Perfectly Imperfectly Paradigm Shifts. I love Courageous Wordsmith Podcast because Amy is an expert at having honest conversations that come from the heart, and she approaches whatever subject she encounters with wisdom and bravery. That’s why I was delighted when I opened my email this August to see an invitation from Amy to join her in conversation.
A reflection on acceptance, adaptation, and persistence during the Covid-19 pandemic, social justice uprisings, and infertility
I don’t want to center myself. But I do want to be transparent and accountable. That’s why I wrote about how my antiracism essays ended up making $500 to support social justice.
Perfectionism and white supremacy culture are connected. Here’s what you can do about it.
All parents, whatever our skin color, must demand something better for our country than a militarized police force
White people like me need to listen to black people and keep talking to our children about race, justice, and what’s right.