Instructor: What you need to focus on for this years’ recital is the ‘mawwal’. Me: ma-what? …………………………………………………💫💫💫💃🏾💃🏾💃🏾💫……………………………… There are several ways to learn about other cultures when you either can’t afford or just aren’t capable of (for whatever reason) traveling outside the US. Internet 🖥 Library 📚 Television/ YouTube 📺 Or…..engage in a hobby that […]Read More Grown Up Hobbies 🕺🏽💃🏾
“I want some story time please “, the munchkin tells me thrusting a book (or my iPad) into my hands. 📖 What this usually entails is me reading aloud while the munchkin continues to play video games on his iPad. If I stop reading he will: 1. stop playing and look at me. 👀 2.stop […]Read More Story Time! 📚
“What kind of shoes was he wearing?” I stared at her incredulous. My heart was beating frantically in my throat. It’s early afternoon in the fall of 2009* where only moments ago I had been jarred awake by our dog who was frantically barking. The front door of my home is ajar with no munchkin […]Read More What’s Luck Got To Do With It?
“Achoo!” I sneeze as phlegm hurls across the front of my pajama top. Great, the more mucus I can get rid of the better I will feel I think to myself. I’ve been sick for most of the week and my only solace has been sleep and Netflix (not in that order). This is when […]Read More In Sickness and In Health
Autism I don’t ever actually recall hearing this term until my son was diagnosed with it. In fact, growing up I had very little exposure to people with disabilities. My experience with the munchkin has been that these children (with disabilities) are segregated from the “normal” children in schools from the very beginning. The diagnosis […]Read More What’s In A Name?
Raising a child with autism is like doing yoga. It takes patience, practice, and some days you will be more flexible than others. The Truth Being motherly does not come naturally to me. When the munchkin was first born I was selfish as hell and still felt life was all about me. Based on my […]Read More Preponderance Of Evidence
(No, this isn’t a post about hiking like I promised 😅) Growing up I used to watch the Roseanne show. I was young then and had no concept of race or how being black is perceived in American society. Her shenanigans has prompted this post. 🙄 The munchkin happens to be biracial with me being […]Read More Affirmative ACTION?! 🤔