Makeba's Column: Not ready for a child of my own

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Makeba discusses how she would raise children but why she is not quite ready for that responsibility herself.

In last week’s column, she described being raised by her godparents while her mother was incarcerated. In her first column, she introduced her mother as the two prepared to spend their first mother’s day together.

SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS: How has the experience of being the child of an incarcerated parent affected your feeling on having children of your own?

[Use the comments feature below or call (646) 867-1891 to leave an audio message.]

If you are a child of someone who is incarcerated and you have a question for Makeba, you have three options:

1) Post a question in the comments section below,

2) Send an email to [email protected],

3) Call (646) 867-1891 to leave a message.

Makeba also welcomes questions from others who might simply be interested in knowing more about how the life of children is affected when a parent is incarcerated.

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