Amy

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Amy is a Hudson Valley native and educator working in New York City schools. She has two little kids and one little dog. Before moving to her current home in Ossining, Amy attended college on Long Island and then spent most of her 20s in Brooklyn and Queens. New York is truly home for her, and she’s thrilled to be living closer to her hometown of Garrison and her extended family. As a mom, Amy believes in empowered parenting, and she’s passionate about raising her kids to be partners in the fight for social justice. When she’s not working or trying to figure out nap time, Amy loves hiking, yoga, swimming, and relaxing with her family.

Parenting as Social Justice: My Favorite Books for Babies and Toddlers

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Last month I wrote about how I'm priming my son to fight for justice with me even at 18 months of age.  Lots of people wonder what the heck that looks like for a...

Why White Mothers Need to Shout it from the Rooftops: Black Lives Matter

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When I was pregnant, I always knew I was carrying a boy. Call it mother's intuition or maybe just a good guess, but I knew. At my 20 week scan, the sonographer confirmed it....

October 5 – 10: International Babywearing Week

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When my son was born, he, like most babies, wanted to be held and nursed all day long.  Generally, he would only sleep in arms or laying on a loving family member's chest, and...