Malawian Envy

Life isn’t fair. My kids remind me of this frequently, especially when it relates to how much dessert they did or didn’t get. I can relate. I’m a twin, and as a child I often felt that it wasn’t fair that my twin didn’t have psoriasis (something I’ve struggled with since I was four years … Continue reading Malawian Envy

Gimme Money

In my neighbourhood, children sometimes run up to me yelling, “Gimme money!” Even at Birdboy’s international school, where children come from wealthy families, classmates will ask for his change when he buys something to eat at lunch. We definitely have less disposable income than many of these children’s families who travel to Dubai or South … Continue reading Gimme Money