Tag: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

5 ways you can encourage your child to be an "upstander"

“I have a dream.” It’s hard to not think of these four words whenever I think about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. As a parent, I want my sons to dream big. I want them to think they can be and do anything. And, I don’t want anything to hold them back. But, I don’t just want them... Read more »

Five ways to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with your family in Chicago

The other day at dinner, my older son got very serious when we were talking about schools and businesses being closed on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. He quickly interrupted our conversation to interject the important point that he couldn’t keep inside one second longer: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a very important... Read more »