·  Normal is a dryer setting.


Dance studios and disability

Ellen Stumbo (whose blog you should be reading anyway, she’s excellent) writes about her negative experience in attempting to enroll her daughter who has Down Syndrome in dance class. (As usual, I have plenty to say on the topic too.)


A wheelchair is not a restriction — it’s a tool for movement and living. It is society’s lack of access that is the restriction. Jason Clark


If you didn’t already know (I didn’t), “Voldemorting” is where you don’t use a thing’s name when talking about that thing. (There are slight Harry Potter spoilers ahead, so consider yourself warned.)

It’s okay to not be okay

Namine and I are reading a book in school called “Homesick: My Own Story.” It’s about a girl named Jean who lives with her parents in China. Jean had a baby brother, who was born six weeks early and passed away a few days after he was born.

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