Monthly Archives: September 2012

Dyslexia sucks.

For a six-year-old, dyslexia must suck. I’ve been doing a ton of reading about dyslexia since Bug’s diagnosis, and there are a surprising number of benefits to have a “dyslexic brain.”  People with dyslexia are quite often more creative and … Continue reading

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Too good not to share–

Miss Bug’s self-portrait, proudly displayed at her school open house last night. This is such a perfect representation of her smile. I love this kid!

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Dear white people– it is not my daughter’s job to educate you about race.

One day last summer Bug and I were at the local zoo, by the elephant exhibit, minding our own business, and looking at the elephants.  I heard someone loudly point Bug out to his son and say, “look– she’s from the same place as … Continue reading

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