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Following My Children’s Lead

Following My Children’s Lead

When I learned that my firstborn would be a girl, I was delighted. I wanted to give her every opportunity from the start. No stereotypical gender based toys, books or clothes for her. Then the unthinkable happened. My little Sophia fell in …
Seeking All Warrior Princesses!

Seeking All Warrior Princesses!

We’re on a search for warrior princesses! Last week, after donning some armor and swinging around a sword during a shopping trip, Sophia has announced she wants to be a princess warrior for Halloween. Normally I would cringe at the thought of …
Kids, Olympics, and Race

Kids, Olympics, and Race

Sophia and her dad watched many Olympic competitions while I was in New York for BlogHer. She’s fascinated by the Olympics. Even more excited that her cousin (from dad’s side) Seimone Augustus is playing on the US Women’s Basketball team. They’re working …