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I’m Meghan. I grew up in Ohio, came of age in Arizona and am now raising a family in Pennsylvania. I’m a freelance writer and essayist, a stay-at-home mom to my five-year-old son, and a foster parent. I’m told I am too organized and too sarcastic for my own good but I don’t see how either is possible.


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I will listen. I will watch. I will teach.

Posted on July 12, 2016

I am a white mother raising a white son. That’s why I am not fearful of Ryan’s interactions with police as he gets older. That’s why I am not writing a mental parenting plan for how to explain to...


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