Motivational Monday: It’s OK Not To Be OK

Hi, friends! How are you? No, how are you really? It's been awhile, hasn't it? My last post was from March 16th when we were just three short days into quarantining. Businesses were just starting to close and schools were just beginning to prepare for what we all imagined would only be a few weeks… Continue reading Motivational Monday: It’s OK Not To Be OK

Dear Kermit: Revolting Roommate

Happy Tuesday, friends! Click the video below to hear the latest Dear Kermit post. Remember, if you have a question and are seeking advice, please send an email to Note: All responses are anonymous, unless you provide your information. We look forward to hearing from you!

Kermit Says: It’s Okay to Fail, But…

Teenagers are facing insurmountable pressure from parents, teachers, college counselors, and society as a whole. They are constantly told they need to be better, brighter, more talented, and more capable than the next student. The reality is they are no longer competing with themselves or their schoolmates, but are now  competing with teens from all… Continue reading Kermit Says: It’s Okay to Fail, But…

Kermit’s Cup of Tea: Friday Findings

Happy Friday, friends! Some of you have shared that Kermit’s Cup of Tea is one of your favorite parts of Kermit Says…, and after careful planning and lots of listening, we are now counting down Kermit’s favorite finds every single Friday. As we come to the end of the first full week of the new… Continue reading Kermit’s Cup of Tea: Friday Findings

Kermit Says: Get (Back) Into the Swing of Things

Just two weeks ago, I was lounging on a sunny, sandy, white beach in Florida with my sisters blasting music, people watching, sunbathing—we were pretty much living the life, and I imagine your Spring Break was pretty similar. Whether you were traipsing around Rome, binge-watching your favorite Netflix shows, or perfecting the fine art of… Continue reading Kermit Says: Get (Back) Into the Swing of Things

Wellness Wednesday: Lentil Soup

Happy Wednesday, friends! Looking for quick and easy tips for wellness and wholeness in all aspects of your busy, teenage life? Then you've come to the right place! The Kermit Says... team is ridiculously excited to launch the Wellness Wednesday series. Our first video is a tasty, heartwarming, and wholesome recipe I absolutely love making, especially on chilly… Continue reading Wellness Wednesday: Lentil Soup

Kermit Says: Dare to be Your (Awkward) Self!

On Monday, November 9th, just a mere three days ago, I had the pleasure of attending a talk and book signing for one of my favorite web series creators, actresses, and writers—THE Issa Rae of The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl fame and glory! Do a quick search of her name in Google, and you’ll… Continue reading Kermit Says: Dare to be Your (Awkward) Self!

Kermit Says: Refuel Your (Metaphorical) Tank

Every Sunday night, my high school principal sends a beautifully crafted email of encouragement and wisdom to the faculty. Of course there’s pertinent information as well, mostly updates and important dates to remember, but at the heart of her messages are words of inspiration—and this week’s was no different. Just three days ago, I received… Continue reading Kermit Says: Refuel Your (Metaphorical) Tank

Kermit Says: Keep Calm and Pass Your Exams

Image Source: Well, friends! It’s the day most students both anticipate and dread. The day they look forward to with both excitement and anxiety. Today kicks off finals week, three days of final exams, projects, presentations, and papers that stand between you and freedom. Three days that stand between you and graduation. Three days… Continue reading Kermit Says: Keep Calm and Pass Your Exams

Kermit Says: Rock Yo’ Finals

Between grappling with current events, completing your commitments, and spending quality time with your friends and family, it’s quite possible that finals week has snuck up on you! Where has the time gone? Wasn’t yesterday September? Didn’t 500 bright and eager students descend onto campus--both anxious and excited to start the new school year? I… Continue reading Kermit Says: Rock Yo’ Finals