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For My Mother From Their Mother on Our Day

Like most of us, I am thinking of my mother today, feeling so fortunate to be her daughter and so incredibly blessed to have her around as my children fly through their teenage years. 1,099 more words

General Parenting

6 weeks in

So its been about five/six weeks since I started medication for anxiety.  How do i feel? Thats a tough  one!! Tired definetly! Able to make decisions – not really.   519 more words

When Parenting Choices Hurt

My dad used to tell us while doling out spankings, “trust me, this hurts me more than you.” It took becoming a parent to truly understand the truth in that statement. 525 more words

General Parenting

You Don't Have to Be Like Your Parents

How to Change Your Parenting Style

by Judy Arnall, BA, CCFE

Do you come from a “dysfunctional family?”  Is your ACE (Adverse Childhood Experiences) score so high that you worry about doing the same to your kids? 587 more words

General Parenting

The G.R

Apparently I have a new pet name. I call it a “pet”name in a last-ditch attempt to glean even the tiniest scrap of cuddly, candy-floss cuteness from it’s damn-right pettiness. 609 more words

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Biracial Identity: I Chose "Neither" before I chose "Both."

My biracial identity? Black/white. As followers of this blog know, I am the product of a white, Jewish mother and a black father, who were happily married for forty-six years before my father’s death. 861 more words

Cultural Context

Advice for the Multiracial Community #3

Today on my third Multiracial Media column:

  • A biracial man grapples with anger when his widowed, white father begins dating a white woman.
  • A young white woman worries about saying the wrong thing to her new black boyfriend.
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