Amirah with a broken finger

My last post, about racism and confronting it within ourselves, generated a lot of argument here on the blog as well as amongst my Facebook friends. This one is not so heavy. I want to write about some of the awesome and amazing things I’ve learned from my two little monsters. So here goes:, Read More

Brief break

Posted on May 11, 2012 by

Taking a couple days off from blogging! I’ll be back. In the meantime, here’s one of my great and awesome kids, Amirah! She just got level 1 awards for solos in band tonight. Very proud (you can see she is too). I love my kids!

Teenagers are evil

Posted on April 25, 2012 by

So, it’s my mission in my life to be a good, calm, patient parent.  That’s why I found myself the other night literally banging my head into a door, saying something articulate and meaningful to my kids. It sounded something like this, “Argh, Argggghhhh, aaggggghhh, be quiet!!!! Agggg!!!!” Seriously. Teenagers are evil. They’re born, Read More