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Apr23
College is Looming, But Will We Kill Each Other First?

College is Looming, But Will We Kill Each Other First?

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Oh, those halcyon final days of high school when… your college-bound teen knows everything and you’re just stupid. Yeah. Um. Take a deep breath.

Apr19
My Kid Turned 18 And All I Got Was Grateful (and Some Ink)

My Kid Turned 18 And All I Got Was Grateful (and Some Ink)

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While a child’s 18th birthday is a big deal no matter what, it’s especially meaningful to our family that our once-struggling kid is now, finally, thriving.

Apr13
Tell Me a Tale: Everyday Storytelling and Story-Changing

Tell Me a Tale: Everyday Storytelling and Story-Changing

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I tell stories for a living, but we all tell stories to ourselves and others all day long. How can we learn to make them ones that work for us?

Apr08
Why Are So Many More Teens “Gender Fluid” Now?

Why Are So Many More Teens “Gender Fluid” Now?

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A reader asks what the deal is with “gender fluidity” among teens; why is it on the rise, and how should we respond to it?

Apr05
Confessions of a Recovering Naggy McNaggerson

Confessions of a Recovering Naggy McNaggerson

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A lifetime of nagging my children in the name of “helping” is coming to a close, because we all need me to back off. It’s hard, but I’m working on it.

Mar30
“Thank you” is Not Enough: When a Teacher is So Much More

“Thank you” is Not Enough: When a Teacher is So Much More

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Even though we’ve been incredibly lucky to have a great teacher in our lives as long as we have, saying goodbye is never easy.

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