20 SUMthings

Don’t Be Stupid

When you’re a parent, the early years with your kids are very controlled. What they eat, wear, believe—everything is pretty much controlled by you. And when they do things you aren’t into, you teach them out of it. Like pooping in their pants. When they’re really little, pooping in the pants is OK but it…

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Whose Kid???

It’s been a little over a month since the Feb 14, 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Fourteen students and three teachers were killed making it one of the world’s deadliest school shootings. Nikolas Jacob Cruz (19 years old) was charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder.  I don’t want…

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Don’t Shoot The Messenger

Several years ago I was asked to tell a staff member at camp that much of the current staff wasn’t super into her because of certain behaviors she was exhibiting. It didn’t go well. She got really defensive and started arguing with me. I didn’t even know what she was arguing about! I was just relaying…

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Be SUMthing Different

“Be SUMthing Different” A Dim Sum and Doughnuts Guest Post By: Parrie Liu Hello readers! I am guest blogging at Dim Sum and Doughnuts and let me introduce myself. My name is Parrie Liu and I live in Texas. Around the age of four, I was adopted from China. Chinese adoption and special needs adoption…

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