The Mrs. The Mommy. The M.D.: Happy MLK Jr. Day!
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Monday, January 16, 2012

Happy MLK Jr. Day!

‎"Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly. I can never be what I ought to be until you are what you ought to be. This is the interrelated structure of reality." - MLK Jr.
Growing up, my mom always taught us that this was a day ON and never "off". Even when our school did not recognize the day as a holiday, my mom would always keep us home to go to the DuSable Museum for their annual MLK Jr. Day celebration. In college, Michigan always had an awesome MLK Symposium with nationally renowned speakers - one of the many things I miss about undergrad...

I hope to pass this mindset on to Nathan. Today we had our lesson on who Martin Luther King, Jr. was and what he stood for - a very quick lesson to suit his attention span. I found a cool video that we watched together:

Me: "This is Martin Luther King, Junior"
Nate: :wide-eyed: "Ooooh Ok!"
Me: "He said that his dream was for all of God's children to be able to play together and be happy"
Nate: "I wanna have a dream!"

I hope you all are having a great day ON too!
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