Archive for January 2016

One Size Doesn’t Fit All

Who knew that grabbing a quick lunch on my travels across the state would turn into a grand case of eavesdropping? As I snuggled between hungry patrons at the only available table, I cracked open my laptop and tried to focus. Before sitting, I caught a glimpse of a young man – maybe early twenties –…

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Note to a Younger Me: 9 Things You Never Thought You Would Do

When I think back to the last time in my life I was certain I knew it all, I’d have to say it started around age 16 and continued straight into young adulthood. My pre-parent self in particular had a ton of knowledge, ironically, about how to parent. Those were the years I had all the…

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Weak In The Knees

It started off as a great evening as we set off on our yearly tradition of the “Polar Express.”  With homemade tickets in hand, all the jammie-clad  kids piled into the van clutching their hot chocolate and popcorn.  Even the dog was in the spirit as she stole from popcorn cup after popcorn cup. As…

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A Love Letter to Teachers from Parents Everywhere

To the Awesome Educators, here are all the ways you are loved: We love you for making our children feel important in the world outside of our home. We see you taking an interest in their lives, remembering they are in karate or in a play and you ask them about it or even show up…

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