• Why I Decided To Cut Ties With Certain Friends

    28 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    The race conversations with my friends began genuinely.
    “I totally get it,” my friend commented on my social media post where I shared my article about a white stranger touching my black daughter's hair ...again. “Strangers always touch my boys' hair. People are fascinated with curls.”
    I knew better than to engage, but I did anyway. Her “we're all the same” and “I feel you, girl” commentary irked me. I replied that a white person touching a white child's curly hair, as in her child's case, wasn't the same as a white person touching a black child's hair. Yes, both were annoying, but that...
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