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mm - my dd is 10. she is coming into her own. i am so enjoying watching that and seeing who she is turning into. 

 

i am learning how 'diverse' she is. i am discovering how many layers exist in her - and how i limit who she is in my mind thinking of her as a 'child'. i kinda was a little sad that she was so into popular music. till i discovered that is just one part of her. she so digs so many different kinds of music. i had no idea she knew and enjoyed slave songs not just for the music but about the story they told. and how much she knew what the lyrics meant. how much she knows of the true 'history' of the black people. AND she realises that the blood of probably their perpetrators course through her veins and thus its even more important to her to treat people well to undoe probably what her forefathers might have done. 

 

Wow, what depth!


Susan -- married unschoolin' WAHMomma to two lovely girls (born 2000 and 2005).
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