Fashion Misses And Disses

Photo by Kleigh Balugo A large amount of the biggest fashion trends today are actually reused styles from the past. Fashion will always be recycled! Retro-style flare jeans, 90s grunge, and Y2K are a few styles that have inspired modern trends. Some of the contributors at Kindergarten Mag came together to share the trends they…… Continue reading Fashion Misses And Disses


Photo by Natasha Kalsi By Natasha Kalsi I dream of simpler times. When the only competitions were  seeing who could swing the highest at the park and  musical chairs at friends’ birthday parties. When I did things because I enjoyed doing them  and not for hearts on a screen or a following. Like painting with…… Continue reading Toxicity

Go-To Comfort Movies

Photo by Ash Fuentes By Ash Fuentes I always say that I don’t have time for myself anymore and use that as the reason why I haven’t really watched any new movies lately. With school, work, and contributing to Kindergarten Mag being my top priorities, I’d say I’m pretty busy these days! In reality, I…… Continue reading Go-To Comfort Movies


Photo by Silvana Smith By Silvana Smith These are photos of food sculptures I made. It’s part of my “food series.” Everything in these photos is 100% real, only the colors are edited. I made letter molds out of silicone from those childhood fridge magnets.These photos represent lunch. When I think of lunch I think…… Continue reading Lunch

First Love Isn’t Exhilarating, It’s Spine-Chilling

Line By Line Song Analysis of “First Love/ Late Spring” by Mitski off of her 2014 album, Bury Me At Makeout Creek Photo by Abbey Steinman By Abbey Steinman “First Love/ Late Spring” by Mitski is exactly what it sounds like. It captures what it’s like to fall in love for the first time. This…… Continue reading First Love Isn’t Exhilarating, It’s Spine-Chilling

Losing Oneself And The Journey Back Home

Photo by Kleigh Balugo By Vinh Tran You’re drowning, you’re falling, you’re going deeper and deeper–but to where? You’re not breathing but you’re not suffocating, you’re plummeting but you’re not reaching a descent. What’s happening? It’s like the environment around you is both nothing and everything at the same time, like television static. It’s a…… Continue reading Losing Oneself And The Journey Back Home

I’ve Lived In Too Many Places To Remember

Photo by Natalia Lee By Natalia Lee I remember late nightsat the bottom of my fire escape ladderwe raced in shopping cart lotsdrinking creme soda in glass bottlesI remember dropping my phone—one, two many times I can’t seem to countwe stole signs off of wallspracticed running from the lawwe never worried—of what would happen next…… Continue reading I’ve Lived In Too Many Places To Remember

The Nostalgia Playlist

For this month’s playlist, Kindergarten contributors handpicked songs that make them feel the most nostalgic, ranging from childhood favorites to middle school anthems. Turn the volume up and travel through time with us! Listen to the playlist here Charlotte Turner “Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)” by Arcade Fire There are many songs I love that…… Continue reading The Nostalgia Playlist

Nostalgia Mix

Photo by Francesca Bernardino By Francesca Bernardino High school was rap and R&B and bedroom pop; the summers between these school years are immortalized in radio-friendly indie (think “Electric Feel” by MGMT or any Phoenix song ever), and middle school was the infamous Arctic Monkeys slash Lana Del Rey slash The 1975 era. Every major…… Continue reading Nostalgia Mix