Parenting teenagers is a joy beyond measure and also the hands-down hardest thing I have ever done in my life. It’s the kind of hard that twists your heart and squeezes out every drop of love and patience you have in you . I thought having been a teenager myself this gig would be no…

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The ghosts of my littles shopped with me today at Target. They were somehow there at every turn. I wandered the aisles and all at once the princess dresses brought me to tears. Because the spirits of my little girls were dancing around my legs begging for all the things in lispy voices, their hair…

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When my kids were little I scoured the interwebs for cute name labels to label all of the things.  And on top of that, we had so many matching things…double Webkinz (who remembers these?), matching Nerf Guns, not to mention when back to school hit and we somehow needed to write names on roughly a…

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