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Colleen Green

Colleen Green
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Dr. Colleen Green is a just another mother-runner trying to keep her hair washed and all the balls in the air. She works as a college professor and as a global education consultant and when not spending time with her five year old daughter or Navy husband, traveling or doing all the things they can outdoors, she enjoys (sort of) running marathons and triathlons (for the medals), cycling, writing, binging on Netflix British detective shows, and relaxing at the end of a day with a good glass of wine and a book.

Talking to Kids About Race

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If you are, as a white parent like me, looking for resources to help you have conversations with your children about race, you are not alone. Below I offer what I hope can be...

The Mental Load for Moms During Covid-19

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Covid-19 has meant more stress for moms. During this pandemic, moms are, more than ever, shouldering the burden of what is known as the mental load. Have you heard of it?   The mental load refers to...

Baking Memories

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Valentine's Month is upon us. I was searching for ways to incorporate our daughter's new-found love of all things Food Network into our holiday recognition. I did not want to fall victim to the...

Easing Back Into the School Year

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“I’m not ready for the world yet today, mama…” This is what our nearly six-year-old said to me this morning as she sleepily climbed from her space on the bed to where I was sitting,...

Avoiding the Summer Slide

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It’s mid-July. If you are parents of a three to seven or eight-year-old, you’ve likely been to the zoo, the park, and the pool dozens of times since school has let out and you...
Summer Bucket List

Fun with Summer Bucket Lists

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Summers can be a time for adventure, as well as recharging. It’s easy to “over schedule” during the school year but, truth be told, it’s just as easy to over-schedule during the summer.  One way our...

8 Reasons To Get Your Kids Involved In the Kitchen

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One of my earliest memories is making cookies in the kitchen with my mom. And after that, it was making pies. Actually, one of my earlier memories, truthfully, would be throwing about a bunch of flour...

Mindful Parenting: Making Small Adjustments to See Big Changes in My Child

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I had a moment a few weeks ago where I realized the precariousness of the season of parenting I was in—in This. Exact. Moment. With a five and a half-year-old daughter.  Suddenly (and I’m being...

New PPD Drug Isn’t Necessarily A Clear “Win” For Mothers

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In the last few weeks, it's been all over the news. A new drug has been approved for the treatment of postpartum depression. Personally, as someone who has long been an advocate for mental health wellness...

Technology-Free Road Tripping

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Some of my fondest memories as a child were the road trips with my family. Yes, I remember the fights and the “get your feet off of me” moments, but I also remember the...