• This Is What ‘Having A Village' Looks Like

    5 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    Growing up, I frequently heard the old saying “ it takes a village .” As a child, I interpreted this to mean that when I was caught doing something I was not supposed to, watching neighbors or my friends' parents had the right to discipline me and I must listen to and respect them. This weekend my husband shined a new light on this timeless proverb, and taught me and our children a lesson I will not soon forget.
    My husband is a 6'3″, 200+ pound, black man raised in the inner city by a strong-willed, single mother in the '70s and '80s who refused to allow him to become a casualty of the...
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