A friend of Leroy’s got a 98 on his high school English Regents. On the test, an essay question said, “Write a composition on your favorite place,” and he started his essay, “My favorite place is the vagina . . .”
“WHAT?! IMMA GO TALK TO MY TEACHER TOMMORROW THEY ACCIDENTLY MARKED ME ABSENT”
Say, “Oh, sorry, my phone died,” when your mom asks why you didn’t answer your phone.
I still can’t believe you won’t be there in the crowd when I walk across the stage at graduation.
It wasn’t until I grew up that I realized my mother had subversively, successfully, and quite possibly accidentally raised me to be a feminist.
Over the past few years I’ve decided to change a few things; specifically about the way I talk to my daughter and how I talk about myself and others in front of my daughter.
Although many people don’t think of teens and millennials as caregivers, they are and have their own unique set of problems they face in addition to the enormous amount of challenges caregivers in general face. Here are some below:
Thank you mom and dad for loving us, but most of all, thank you so much for loving each other.
While I am grateful for what they do, I can’t help but also see the humor in the messages I receive.
Whether it’s shouted, whispered, or even written, words have the power to make or break lives.