But me, I think I’m a questioner through and through. I am resistant to external imposed structure and rules until I can make sense of them internally. My grandfather used to lovingly call me contrary Mary because I would argue with him so much. I don’t even remember what about, well, except maybe at times his sexist comments.

Because of the diversity of the school my children attend and the bus they ride, we’ve learned lessons we wouldn’t otherwise have learned. A few weeks ago, my kids told me about an incident on the bus with one of them and some other kids. My child was playing with another child on the bus... Continue Reading →

In honor of Mental Illness Awareness week, I interviewed my 9-year-old daughter about her experience with a transient tic disorder, which is fairly common in elementary school age children. See my questions and her answers below. If you’d like to know more, about tics check out this CDC website. Q: What is a tic? A:... Continue Reading →

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