A Letter To Those Who Exhaust Me

Dear State of Florida, The Onion, The Lady at Trader Joes, and Clerk at JCPenney, Oh my. I am having a mixed bag emotional day. So many things to think about this morning and to attempt to process and most of it leaving me a bit on the hopeless and angry side. First,...

A Tale of Two Mommies

We were smack dab in the middle of the bedtime routine, deeply involved in the storied negotiations involving a grasshopper and an ant when my three-year-old son said, “Mommy, I’ve been thinking about something.” “About grasshoppers?” I asked. “No. About mommies.” He...

Oh The Blended Web…

With far too much happening on the web I curated a special list of articles and happenings just for Blended readers. Here’s a list of what I’m reading and thinking about this week. Last week I discovered this amazing resource and can’t seem to stop...

On Being Ambiguous

“Its nice that you are honoring her Korean roots so well. But you realize that there will come a day when all she’ll be in America is black.” Those words were spoken to me when my daughter was not quite three. They were powerful words then and now I’m seeing those...