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Aug21
Help, My Teen Girl Isn’t Fitting In

Help, My Teen Girl Isn’t Fitting In

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A mom wants to help her daughter make friendships with the girls at her dance studio even though her daughter doesn’t seem interested in doing so. What can and should she do?

Aug18
Motherhood (And Personhood) In Flux

Motherhood (And Personhood) In Flux

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I thought that once my kids were nearly grown I’d have everything figured out, but the truth is that as they change, I do, too, and I’m still figure it out.

Aug11
Senior Year of High School: The Flip Side Of Struggle

Senior Year of High School: The Flip Side Of Struggle

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Will I be sad during my oldest’s senior year? No way — the gift her struggles gave us turns out to be an abundant appreciation of forward movement.

Aug06
In Hindsight: Child Development & When Should We Worry?

In Hindsight: Child Development & When Should We Worry?

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Now that my “different” kids are teens, a reader facing issues with her 5-year-old wants to know if I see similarities in what we experienced.

Aug04
May I Have This (Senior Year) Dance?

May I Have This (Senior Year) Dance?

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With just one (short) year left before college, I have to figure out how to give my oldest enough room to get ready to launch. We’re getting there.

Jul28
Thoughts From An Almost-Empty Nest

Thoughts From An Almost-Empty Nest

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I never felt like the years were flying by until now, and with my kids finishing up high school, we’re thinking about what comes next after they go.

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