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From the Ted Talk by Ebony Roberts and Shaka Senghor: How to co-parent as allies, not adversaries

Unscramble the Blue Letters

ER: Knowing how our parents' brkeupas impacted us, you know, we were really sensitive about how our braekup would imacpt Sekou. We struggled, but we found our way. And let Sekou tell it, we're the best parents in the world. I love that he sees us that way. We made a choice in the beginning to co-parent as allies and not adversaries. To break the tixoc pattern that we see play out over and over again when parents lose fcous on what's most important, the children. They allow their relationship pain to get in the way. But at the end of the day, we're on the same team, and that's Sekou's team.

Open Cloze

ER: Knowing how our parents' ________ impacted us, you know, we were really sensitive about how our _______ would ______ Sekou. We struggled, but we found our way. And let Sekou tell it, we're the best parents in the world. I love that he sees us that way. We made a choice in the beginning to co-parent as allies and not adversaries. To break the _____ pattern that we see play out over and over again when parents lose _____ on what's most important, the children. They allow their relationship pain to get in the way. But at the end of the day, we're on the same team, and that's Sekou's team.

Solution

  1. focus
  2. breakups
  3. impact
  4. breakup
  5. toxic

Original Text

ER: Knowing how our parents' breakups impacted us, you know, we were really sensitive about how our breakup would impact Sekou. We struggled, but we found our way. And let Sekou tell it, we're the best parents in the world. I love that he sees us that way. We made a choice in the beginning to co-parent as allies and not adversaries. To break the toxic pattern that we see play out over and over again when parents lose focus on what's most important, the children. They allow their relationship pain to get in the way. But at the end of the day, we're on the same team, and that's Sekou's team.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
remember feeling 2
beautiful boy 2
put limits 2
black boy 2
nightly ritual 2
big boy 2

Important Words

  1. adversaries
  2. allies
  3. beginning
  4. break
  5. breakup
  6. breakups
  7. children
  8. choice
  9. day
  10. focus
  11. impact
  12. impacted
  13. important
  14. knowing
  15. lose
  16. love
  17. pain
  18. parents
  19. pattern
  20. play
  21. relationship
  22. sees
  23. sekou
  24. sensitive
  25. struggled
  26. team
  27. toxic
  28. world