It is the end of one year and the beginning of another, so of course, it is round up time. I am taking this time to share with you my favorite articles from Janeane’s World this year. Plus my favorite blog article of all time. Check them out, I hope you enjoy this stroll back down memory lane.
- The Ferguson shooting and my son
- Standing up to naysayers
- My children joining my blog as employees
- Writing my first book – How to Advocate for Your Children to Succeed
- The nature of power
- How I met my husband
The Ferguson shooting and so many incidents like it scare me. I am the mother of four children. Three girls and one son. I call my son, “my son, my son, my golden one.” He has beautiful hopes and dreams for the future. When Barak Obama was first elected president my son said when he grew up, he would be president and Obama could be his vice president. In the years since his plans and life have remained lofty and good. My son is tall for his age. He is tall, intelligent, talkative and has a strong sense of right and wrong. He argues passionately to prove his points and to have his voice heard. In most contexts, these would all be wonderful things. But, this is 2014 in America and my son is a little black boy.