Posts tagged Election
My Inauguration Day

I'm going to open with this one with a “plain-as-day” statement: I used to avoid conflict. The only reason I’ve stayed (semi) sane over the years is by being able to identify toxic individuals and making sure I stay several zip codes away. Negativity clouds the soul, I believed...

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Blending A Family In Trump’s America

When together, my husband and I have always been treated differently. Even in the diverse metropolitan city of New York. My husband, a Bronxite of Puerto rican and Cuban descent looks a bit different from me. Sometimes he is mistaken for Middle Eastern. A few years ago, after landing in...

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Why You Should Talk To Your Children About This Election

The morning after I sat in amazement as our country map turned one red state after another, my wife and I called our nine year old son from his sleep to talk to him. We were not Trump supporters, not by a long shot. And while we were aware that he knew this, we wanted...

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