We associate waking up late, not going to school, not going to work with being lazy and unproductive...even though we KNOW that our bodies need rest at times that are unique to us. From infancy every Body is different even if there are collective similarities, ask anyone who has ever worked at a day care. … Continue reading Owning Your Time
2018 will be lit from start to finish. The past 3 hundred and sixty something days have been spiritually affirming. At the end of the year 2016 I embraced Eṣu as my Orí. My head guiding Orisha. I have known all my life that Eṣu is not the devil as it is translated to be in … Continue reading 2018 Will Be Lit
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I wrote this almost two years ago
Ending the day by honoring the day
I am falling in love with music again
It has been some time since I could get lost in new sound-art.
This song reminded me that Today is National Poetry Day
If I Could Blog I I would blog about being a lyric junky and write lyrics for songs I’m feelin’.
lyrics I find are sometimes (most times) off at some parts…
The lyrics to this song, If I Could by Just A Band, inspired the name of my blog. If I could blog I would. I can so I am. I will be writing every week about whatever moves me to holla out the web.
I Can not figure out a couple of lines, the bolded italic lines. Can you? Do you hear what I hear? #remindsmeofTVonTheRadio
We could play a little truth or dare
(We would play a little truth or…
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Source: National Poetry Day | Music is Poetry | October 8th 2015 |#IfICouldBlog | We Could Find A Diamond In Your Hair
We learn about Scaffolding and Flow Experience but Live Routine Activity Theory. Ignoring Negative effects on student's motivation, behavior and achievement. In school with Social Capital practicing Social Promotion keeping Collective Efficacy rolling on tracks Find your path off track Individuation. Live your path.
west African feminists are very aware of womanhood as autonomous and independent of men
My daughter had two friends sleep over last night, her friends left a few hours ago, the house has been cleaned and I have showered.... and now to write... But I'm feeling like I need a little something something... maybe a glass of wine?? or a cup of coffee?? I reached into a bowl of … Continue reading Molasses: My Coffee, Wine and PMS cure
Sobonfu Somé has joined the ancestors. I recently dug up her book Welcoming Spirit Home to reread her perspective on parenting and being a child. I started unschooling my daughter and one of the arguments people who oppose my decision constantly bring up is "I never liked school, but I did it!" Why is it … Continue reading Sobonfu Somé
This is what WAW is all about!
Giving birth is some life altering shit. It can be a transcendental, mind warping, ecstatic, or painful experience. The child that you house on the inside of you is exiting your womb. Women should be able to give birth in safe spaces that respect and honor their intuition and power. Unfortunately, our medical practices and representations of birth have transformed the birthing process. Birth in America is over medicalized and rooted in fear and obstetric violence.
32.7% of all births in the United States are C-sections despite the fact that 1) c-sections increase risks for mothers and infants and 2) the World Health Organization argues that the C-section rate should be 5-10%. The territories are hardly doing better. The c-section rate in the U.S. Virgin Islands was 29.3% in 2013 and Puerto Rico’s rate during the same year was 48.4%. These territorial rates have declined over recent years and it is important that they…
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