Tag Archives: whiteness

Embracing

I woke up this morning with a post on my mind, a list of all the things I must embrace because my daughter is autistic. I embrace the fact that she’s afraid of movies and I won’t be able to … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving, Autism, and Postcolonial Food Politics

One of the most obvious symptoms of my daughter’s autism is picky eating. We’ve watched her weight stay the same for over a year while she grows taller, and though my doctor reassures me she’s still doing fine my husband … Continue reading

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Exception (or a mommy blog on Agamben)

My daughter doesn’t like the stroller much at all, and she really doesn’t like being strapped in the stroller. We push the backrest as far forward as we can, but she prefers sitting straight up, even leaning forward on her … Continue reading

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Dropping in: Thoughts on critical consciousness, whiteness, and unschooling versus an unjust system

The other night I went with my husband and friends to see Kraftwerk, the a foundational electronic music group whose top hits–which they performed with great energy that night–are from the late 1970s and early 1980s. I knew he would … Continue reading

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