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Jun03
The Unexpected Views On Our Extended-Family Vacation

The Unexpected Views On Our Extended-Family Vacation

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With our family scattered all over the country, the extended-family vacation is a rare joy. Seeing my teens through my family’s eyes may be the best part.

May27
Our Day On The River With The Teenagers

Our Day On The River With The Teenagers

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I seem to see life themes in everything my kids do these days. Taking them kayaking was an interesting peek into their different approaches to life.

May13
On Motherhood, Love, Happiness and Reality

On Motherhood, Love, Happiness and Reality

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Given the recent attention to mothers confessing secretly about hating motherhood, I thought it was time to ‘fess up to my own secret of parenting.

May06
I Went Away For A Few Days And The Weirdest Thing Happened

I Went Away For A Few Days And The Weirdest Thing Happened

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As an infrequent work traveler, even though my kids are teens, I worry when I need to be away. Oddly enough, I left home for a few days for a work conference and everyone lived.

Apr29
Setting a Romantic Example for Your Children

Setting a Romantic Example for Your Children

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I hope that someday my children find life partners who make them happy. I hope that I’m setting a good example for them to figure that out, too.

Apr22
Love as an Acceptable Risk

Love as an Acceptable Risk

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Loving means opening yourself to heartbreak. How can I help my kids learn how to balance risk and reward when it comes to love? Our dogs help.

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