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Hi! I’m Irie. I write about race, culture, and wellness.


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Re-Learning Empathy.

When my daughter broke her leg just after the New Year, she entered a wilderness I had not traversed before. I realized I needed to reconsider everything I thought I knew about empathy – starting with the idea that empathy is about walking a mile in someone else’s shoes.

Parenthood Will Wreck You.

Parenthood will wreck you.
It will take your emotions, your sense of self, your delusions of control and thrash them about the room like a dog with a chew toy.

How I (Don’t) Do It All

I was at a networking event the other day when a professional woman leaned in close to me after she found out I had three children in addition to my full-time job.
“How,” she asked, “do you do it all?”
I tipped my head back and laughed. “I don’t.”

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About Me

I’m a Fort Worth-based writer, wife, and mother. Here are 10 things you should know about me.