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Daily Prompt: Our Children are (Miniature) Versions of Ourselves

Izaac is my two-year old son. He is half American and half Japanese. My miniature blazian hybrid is truly one-of-a-kind. I watch his miniature hands shape Play-doh into “rocket ships” and “refrigerators” and “trucks.” I listen to the authority he asserts in the demanding tones of is miniature voice. 165 more words


Joys of deciphering English

Uzo (my writing partner from Nigeria) writes:

When I am at a loss as to what a word means or how to write something, I consult my English dictionary. 577 more words


Being Black in America

Growing up in a bi-cultural, bi-racial family could be interesting, frustrating, or sometimes just ridiculous.

I watched my sisters straighten their hair with a hot comb that they heated on the stove and used Royal Crown hair dressing to style and set their hair. 399 more words


A real honour

I am a big believer that everyone we come into contact with, we do so for a purpose. As the saying goes – some for a reason, some for a season. 674 more words

White Houses

Last week, a young lady told me a story that made me weak in the knees and opened my eyes to a whole other part of living in America. 407 more words

Mixed Up Madness!

This looks like a nice ad campaign photo for retail right?

As someone who is in a bi-racial marriage and has bi-racial children I took great offense to what someone had tweeted about this. 498 more words

My Niece: Challenging Belief's & Attitudes Since Birth

I don’t typically get too personal about my life, but today something took me there.  It was an ad for Old Navy that caused a bit of an uproar online.   1,828 more words