Mandy Hitchcock

Motherhood. Loss. Authenticity. Resilience.

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white privilege

No, My Children Are Not Too Young To Learn About Donald Trump’s America

“What is much scarier than Trump is the thought that there are parents who filled their 7-and 8-year old children’s heads with such vitriolic opinions that they were sobbing, angry, shaken, and crying themselves to sleep over the results of… Continue Reading →

Do One Good Thing for Hudson’s Seventh Birthday

For each of the past five years, I’ve written a new entry on my old blog about a week before our sweet Hudson’s birthday,  inviting anyone and everyone to join us in honoring her memory by doing One Good Thing sometime on… Continue Reading →

Of Paris and Empathy

Like so many in my Facebook circle, I was horrified by what happened in Paris last night. But I’m ashamed to say that when I learned of and wrote about the attacks in Paris last night, I had no idea… Continue Reading →

It’s My Job To Raise Children Who Are Not Only Not Racist But Actively Anti-Racist

Eight: the number of Southern black churches that have burned in the last ten days. Nine: the number of black bodies gunned down in church by a young white male racist two weeks ago today. Countless: the number of unarmed… Continue Reading →

Checking My White Privilege

What can I do? What can I do? How can I help make it stop? How can I help MAKE. IT. STOP? Another unarmed black man has died at the hands of another white person (in this case, a police officer)… Continue Reading →

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