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Blog Happy Fourth, Celebrate by Blowing Up a Small Portion of it

Happy Fourth, Celebrate by Blowing Up a Small Portion of it

It’s hard to feel patriotic this Fourth. I sat down to write a long and important post about how to contextualize The Fourth of July to my two year old sons in light of an increasingly racist America. But my white woman’s ‘voice’ doesn’t add anything new to the dialog. If anything, it hurts by …

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Blog Travel and Road Tripping with Twin 2 year olds pt 1

Travel and Road Tripping with Twin 2 year olds pt 1

How ’bout, no to Travel After a disastrous overnight to visit my grandmother, for a solid year, I refused to travel with my twins more than 2 hrs from home. We are dedicated to our schedule ’cause, duh, twins. And after a scary night of repeated escapes from a travel crib at a friend’s I …

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Blog Honoring Martin Luther King, Thoughts on Raising White Males

Honoring Martin Luther King, Thoughts on Raising White Males

  Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Today, January 15, is Dr. King’s actual birthday, not just another Monday that banks are closed.  One of the most important people of the 20th century, his activism against racism literally changed our country. 35 when he received the Nobel Peace Prize in recognition of the importance of his …

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Blog Rules for Watching My Twins

Rules for Watching My Twins

Rules. What Rules? Make your own rules. Seriously. I don’t care how strict or lax you are. If the rule at your house is no-jumping-on-the-sofas then don’t let them jump on your sofas. It’s ok to have rules. The twins can handle it. Have as many as you need to stay sane. Make them as …

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