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I'm Not the World's Greatest Cook

I can bake up a storm. I can bust out Moroccan bastilla and fresh apple crumble like nobody’s business. And I can also set off the fire alarms on a semi-regular basis. 18 more words

Raising Kids

Going back in time

My son hasn’t quite perfected that time machine that I’ve written about in the past, but the other day he did send me back in time. 393 more words



Well I sit here on a quiet Friday morning sipping my coffee getting ready for the end of my work week and a couple of thoughts popped into my head. 697 more words

Dancing Around the Rink (aka: Black People Roller Skate)

In my family, like in many other Black families, at least when I was growing up, there were two things that every child was expected to learn without question: how to dance, and how to roller skate. 520 more words

Wise Fool

He can’t tell a joke to save his life…I’ve been known to say “stop sweetheart, Keylime’s the funny one.”
But I gotta say, I don’t know what I did to deserve such an amazing kid. 660 more words



I am sitting in the waiting room and listening to my daughter have guided conversation with another child. She is asking what tomorrow is and is awaiting his reply. 79 more words

Parenting Autism