When My Kids Lie

I thought my kids did a great job this afternoon with homework and stuff, so I let them ride their bikes to the “corner store” to get whatever they wanted for $2. They got candy, of course. They ate a lot of it. One didn’t really eat dinner, but that’s on me, right? Fine. Tonight, […]

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a different kind of mom

Am I a different kind of black folk? Am I a different kind of mom? Every day I go to pick up Ahmir at preschool, I ask him what he did and who he did it with. I’m interested in building his group of friends beyond those he sees every day to especially those he […]

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the best life

on friday, i saw an episode of oprah which discussed depression and suicide. it wasn’t the best of interviews, oprah kept asking questions based on this woman’s book that weren’t very illuminating. and when oprah asked the guest [who attempted to jump off a bridge and was saved and wrote a book about it] what […]

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its a wonderful life

did you enjoy christmas [if it is a holiday you celebrate]? mine was great – both in-laws visited for a not-to-short, not-to-long time period, and WA and AR had a certifiable blast. you should of seen WA’s face [although of course you could not] – he was just in another world every time a new […]

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sick over sicko

when we first moved here six months ago, we attempted to apply for health insurance for our then 18-month old son. he needed to be seen for a checkup, and we wanted him to continue his vaccination schedule. since my fellowship only covered my health insurance, and my husband was looking for a job, we […]

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she’s probably better off :(

there is the possibility that my baby can start day care next week. she wasn’t supposed to start until late january. my day care, M, is a family day care, and she can only care for a certain number of children within age brackets. so AR was going to start when my son turned two. […]

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i can’t help it

i hate it when people talk about how cute their kids are, but i can’t help it…my kids are just too damn cute. really.

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