My Millennial Son Adopts New Message, We Are Stronger TOGETHER

Stronger Together#FeelTheBern Now #ImWithHer @MissLori

Back before the Primaries my first time voting son, Skyler Nash, was “Feeling the Bern” and wanted me to feel it too. Now he’s Berning up for a different reason. [Read more…]

9th Annual WTTW Kids Miss Lori Concert Summer Tour

Let's DO Summer! #MissLoriConcert

Lather on your sunscreen, fill up your water bottle and polish your smile. It’s time to move, groove and grow with another WTTW Kids MissLoriConcert Summer tour.  It’s our NINTH year! [Read more…]

My Millennial Son Wants To Change My Vote From Hillary To Bernie

My Sons First Election, His Vote His Choice via @MissLori @SkyNash15

As parents we have a long list of things we want to teach our children before they embark on the world under their own power. Chief among those goals is that we teach our children to think critically for themselves. My eldest son is turning 18 next month,which qualifies him to vote in his first Presidential Election primary here in Illinois in a few weeks. [Read more…]

Fighting For My Daughter’s Right To Be Young, Gifted and Black

Fighting For Her Right To Be Gifted via @MissLori

Parenting my daughter’s mind has been like a tennis match, but half the time I’ve felt like I was playing without a racket. [Read more…]

Healing My Family With Cultural Awareness

Healing My Kids At Home via @MissLori

My kids and I ran away last Summer. We were drowning in hardship and trauma. We had been treading water for over 5 years wrestling against proverbial rapids that included foreclosure, emotional abuse, divorce, education harassment, chronic illness, debt default, missing child support. We were one giant ‘Oprah Show’ of stressors, spending more time below the water line than above. And when we did’t think we could take one more thing my son was diagnosed with cancer. [Read more…]