who we are
March 21, 2018
Shannon, The Hopeful One
Today, my children learned how to participate in peaceful civil disobedience. Today, my children learned to fight for their rights.
May 31, 2017
Frequently asked questions from a freshman English class.
April 14, 2017
Christina, Jess Burnquist's Proud Acolyte
That's Jess! In the middle! I KNOW HER! (Image Source)
Y'all, I have some great news! Wonderful news! Outstanding news!
It is also unsurprising news! Well-earned news! Richly deserved news!
Smarty Mommies' own alumnae, Jess Burnquist, has been chosen to participate...
February 27, 2017
Christina, the Bookish Wookiee
August 17, 2016
Making Out is a series centered on how Jess Burnquist, mother, writer, and teacher is "making out' as she processes adolescent issues amid the glare of parenthood and the shadows of nostalgia.
The drive to work begins shortly after sunrise. Fee...
April 27, 2016
A week ago a student came to see me and he spoke a...
March 23, 2016
"The Pause" is a three-part series in which Christina, Jess, and Shannon discuss whether, how, and why they combine work and parenthood.
As Christina Miller Larsen begins to see the light of the working world enter her realm of possibility, I am deep wit...
March 21, 2016
Christina, The One on Pause
When I got the call that I had been laid off from my teaching job I was pushing my infant daughter in her stroller along the windy w...
March 9, 2016
I am going to tell you about how for 35 minutes this...
January 13, 2016
It is early evening. After teaching f...
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