A Letter to My Sons// How to See

Why?? Why weren't those questions asked, those statements made instead? So many reasons. True ignorance. Passed down stereotypes. Fear of someone different. A false sense of protecting our families. I don't really know all the reasons, but I came away from those experiences knowing that was one thing I didn't want to be part of your mindset. I've had to confront stereotypes and ideas in my head I didn't even know were there, and continue to have to do so when new people and new situations present themselves. It's hard and it's ugly and it's uncomfortable. But that doesn't give me license to avoid it.

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Recipes // Stir-Fry

Back with another installment of allergy-friendly recipes! It's slow-going around here, trying to find recipes that we can literally ALL eat. Jim is gluten intolerant, but Graham can't have rice and only small amounts of quinoa; Jude can't have oats. This recipe works pretty well for all of us; we just have to add or subtract certain items and everyone is happy!

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