Take Both Knees

September 27, 2017 | Danielle | Parenting | 12

“White girls on the bus told me my bad skin was black and another mixed girl said her skin was lighter and her hair was better, and that mine looked like a cat’s fur ball or poop.” That’s the top story from my daughter’s day at school. She drug her feet and nearly missed the…

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In Real Life and Roller Skating

October 19, 2016 | Danielle | Relationships & Coping | 3

I think she morphed my common phrase “for reals” into her own saying – but when Mae’s trying to figure out if we’re joking or not, she’ll often say, “In Real Life?” It usually goes something like this: “Hey Mae, we’re going to get ice cream. Get your shoes on.” “In real life!?” (Then long…

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