Being a little brown dot in a sea of beige comes with some unexpected pressure and responsibility. Check out my guest post on Helicopter Mom and Just Plane Dad where I explain why it’s necessary for me to acknowledge my race in this predominantly Caucasian world of mommy blogging.
[quote] I’m a married, African-American, stay-at-home mommy with two little African-American preschoolers at home.
“Well whoopty-whoo,” I’m sure you’re saying. Well let’s take things just a step further. I happen to be a mommy blogger. I blog about my life, my husband, my crazy twin preschoolers, and just parenthood all around; and in this particular blogging genre, there don’t happen to be very many moms of um… my persuasion.
To put it bluntly: there just aren’t that many black ladies out there gabbing online about family and parenting. Why? Well, that has a sad – yet interesting – answer… [/quote]
Read the full article on HelicopterMomandJustPlaneDad.com!