TueNight 10: Nefertiti Austin

Nefertiti Austin has written for TueNight about teaching children empathy and fighting “mommy frump.” She blogs about adoption at mommiejonesing.com, and is currently working on a memoir about adopting as a single woman of color. She is also an Adjunct Assistant U.S. HistoryInstructor and a certified PS-MAPP trainer who co-leads classes for adoptive and foster parents. Austin lives with her children in Los Angeles. 

  1. On the nightstand: A raggedy copy of The Game of Life and How to Play It by Florence Scovel Shinn
  2. Can’t stop/won’t stop: A morning walk
  3. Jam of the minute“Bambi” by Jidenna
  4. Thing I miss: Travel
  5. 80’s crush: Prince
  6. Current crush: Hill Harper
  7. Will whine about: Being a single parent — it’s hard!
  8. Will wine about: Cabernet or a nice, red blend
  9. Best thing that happened yesterday:  I went out at night… without my kids
  10. Looking forward to: Writing about adoption and race

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