Getting over being the “crazy cup lady”
When Skejl was born in 2001, Tanis and her husband became parents of a child with special needs.
I originally thought I’d written a book for kids, but it turns out that I wrote it for the parents as well.
I’ve always felt compelled to speak for the vulnerable — and for me, the most vulnerable are often the non-human: animals, who literally have no voice.
Of course Facebook has made it even easier to judge each other. I grew up in a family where judging others wasn’t just a fun pastime, but a moral obligation. As a result I grew up judgy and insecure knowing judgment was waiting for me too. Raised with a superiority complex, I spent my early-20s shaking…