New on CocoaMamas: Racial Microaggressions in Elementary School

Hi all — Have a new post up on CocoaMamas. Photo: Me! All rights reserved. Our school district has recently started a new task force looking at minority achievement. In such a resource rich district, but also with many social inequalities, its unsurprising but still really angering that we have disparities in the rate of […]

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Juris Doctor

Five years ago I stepped into my first law school class. I’d been at Stanford for two years already, completing my course work for my PhD. A secret most of my law school classmates don’t know is that I only did 1/2 of the 1L curriculum in my first year. Instead of taking five core […]

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All But….Dissertation? Day 0

September 22, 2013   Howdy folks! I know it’s been a VERY long time since this blog has been active, but I’ve been really busy. Let me catch you up on the goings on of the last year: 1. I had a baby. Baby A was born in April of 2012, and he has been […]

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Know Thyself

This is the deal…after 31 years on this earth, I think I know a little bit about myself. Not about human nature or even that thing called “life”…but just about me. I know that without breaks, I break down. I know that without sleep, I slip. I know that when I feel overwhelmed, the best […]

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a big reason

Why I have re-decided to go to law school…

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how i became a grad mommy: part four

The Plan Changes Planning while pregnant and once you have kids is really important. They are totally dependent on you, and you want your decisions to reflect a healthy amount of thought about their wellbeing. That being said, let me start this with a related aside: I noticed on my blog stats that I was […]

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