There are some things about being mixed that I absolutely love and some things that aren’t great or horrible. Here are some of them.
There is a sense that “you don’t belong”. 565 more words
1 month, 2 weeks ago
My dad speaks Spanish. My mom speaks Spanish. My second son speaks it pretty well. So what’s my problem? Why is my Spanish –let’s just say it– pathetic? 605 more words
3 months ago
It’s National Loving Day. The title of this day has two meanings. It is about love, and about a couple with the last name of Loving. 400 more words
3 months, 1 week ago
I suppose I should at least give a proper introduction before we start backpacking through the rest of my life, at least for the readers who are not my mom (HI MOM!). 898 more words
3 months, 3 weeks ago
Bored on June 9th
Is there a balance to be struck?
Is it even possible?
Growing up, I was surrounded mostly by white people. I wanted to look more white. 1,994 more words
4 months ago
For most people racism is a topic that is avoided, but for me it is something that I am completely unafraid to bring up in any conversation. 814 more words
4 months, 2 weeks ago
Note To My White Self
My daughter-in-law is bi-racial. Her father was black and her mother was white. Her skin is a very light brown, making it possible to think her Latino, Asian or even Middle Eastern. 1,121 more words