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Well, that's unexpected

A few things surprised me this week about my toddler.

New volunteer opportunity

Kalisha has been volunteering at several different locations for  a couple of years.

Malala a hero for today

I can't think of another person who is more qualified than Malala Yousafzai to win the Nobel Peace Prize, to be announced on Friday.

Hot date: aquarium style

The Shedd Aquarium in Chicago is amazing. If you've never been there, I highly recommend going (on a Monday or other weekday when practically no one is there).

Blend it

Kalisha has been going to "cooking class" every Friday for quite some time. Several young women plan a lunch menu, shop for the necessary ingredients, then prepare, eat end clean up.

Fox pox

Let us sing together. If you’ve had a pre-schooler in the last decade, you’ll recognize this ditty.

"If there's a place you've got to go, I am the one you need to know

The pause

An area I've been growing in for a very long time is a place I call "the pause." There was a time when I didn’t understand the value of pausing; I thought every feeling and emotion needed to be dea

The clown and I

I have a love-hate relationship with a clown.

Give that girl a podium

Kalisha and I went to the Johnny Appleseed Festival on Sunday, like we do every year.

How rafting made me a better parent

Have you heard of the Gauley River?