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Eeny Meeny Miney NO (talking with my kids about rhymes and race)

  My kids were figuring out whose turn it was to do something this morning, and instead of their usual game of rock-paper-scissors, busted out that ubiquitous kids’ rhyme to solve their dispute: Them (chanting): “eeny meeny miney mo, catch a tiger by its toe. If it hollers…” Me: Now wait just a minute. We need to …

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‘Get the Girl to Do It’ – Thoughts on race, the space race, and gender in “Hidden Figures”

I got to see an early screening of Hidden Figures (in theaters this Friday) and wrote about it for Christianity Today Women. Here’s the link if you’d like to click right over to read it, and here are the first paragraphs if you’re curious: The rush to sign kids up for summer camps is always intense, …

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What being a Special Needs Parent teaches me about #BlackLivesMatter

I have three children. They are all special. They each have needs. But I have one child who, according to Official Assessments, classifies as being a kid with “Special Needs”. I am amazed and so very grateful for the slew of resources and assistance that we receive for this kiddo. Both at home and in …

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