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Monthly Archives: March 2010

Breaking Away

by Nikki Woods on Thursday, March 11, 2010

Today, I’m packing up my boys and sending them out of town for a week for Spring Break, and, like mamas everywhere, I’m facing a universal dilemma: What will happen if their Nintendo DS runs out of battery power? And, God forbid, I didn’t send enough fruit snacks?

It’s a new day for travel and travel expectations for kids. Passports and luggage designed to fit in the overhead bin on a plane are a must-have for this generation of kids.

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Tyler, Today You Are a Man

by Nikki Woods on Tuesday, March 2, 2010

There comes a time in every black person’s life when it truly hits home that you’re black in America.

My eight-year old son, Tyler, has now joined the ranks of those who have been initiated and is now a proud, badge-carrying member. But I’ll get back to that a little bit later.

I wasn’t sure I was going to even write a blog about Black History Month, and, as you can see, it took me a while to wrap my [...]

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