One day, my daughter wandered up to me: “Mom, did you know that the Mariana Trench is the deepest, darkest place on Earth?” (Image Credit: Instagram/disneyjunior)

The Best TV Show For Kids: Octonauts

When my best friend, who doesn’t have any kids herself, came to visit, not only did she watch Octonauts with the little ones, she later admitted to wanting to watch the show on her own. Yeah. It’s that good.

“Just feel it,” my friend said. “Take it as your father speaking to you, telling you how much he loves you.” (Image via YouTube)

"This Is Us" Mirrors Watching My Absent Black Father Die of Cancer

When This Is Us debuted, I was all in. What I didn’t expect is that it would touch my heartstrings in a way I hadn’t prepared for.