On May 19, 2019, my first book was published: The Gaslighting of the Millennial Generation. As of now, it’s my only published book, but that’ll change soon. In any case, this book is hugely important to me — and the people who read it and felt seen and heard and validated in their own experience … Continue reading Happy Birthday to “The Gaslighting of the Millennial Generation”
What I Got Wrong: The Gaslighting of the Millennial Generation
I'm a published author — a fact I manage to forget on a regular basis. I started my writing journey as a minimalism blogger. I used to write about how I only owned five pairs of shoes, and how I maintained my 500 square foot apartment and didn't own a TV, and how I aspired … Continue reading What I Got Wrong: The Gaslighting of the Millennial Generation
Unpacking What it Means to Be Gifted and Talented
While Black and brown students are unfairly left behind when it comes to admission to Gifted and Talented programs and cultivating of their talents, they are absolutely not insulated from burnout or being held to impossible standards.
Achieving for Love: How Gifted Kid Burnout Manifests in Insecure Adulthood (and How to Fix It)
Being labeled as gifted and talented often leads educators and parents to expect that these children will be good at anything and everything. But giftedness and talent doesn't work like that, and just because these students can do something doesn't mean they should have to master it.
Don’t Fall for the Skinny Jeans Side Part Drama
Millennials and Gen Z are on the same side Photo by lan deng on Unsplash You've probably heard the news. Millennials' skinny jeans and side parts and love of the cry-laugh emoji are out. Not only out, they're old. If you have a side part and skinny jeans, you probably also have a grandchild, memories … Continue reading Don’t Fall for the Skinny Jeans Side Part Drama