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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.

Oct01
Missing From The Family Calendar

Missing From The Family Calendar

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Sure, we have a color-coded family calendar hanging in our kitchen… but the events I most wish I could schedule remain maddeningly unpredictable.

Aug09
To Get A Second Dog, or Not to Get a Second Dog (A Real Family Drama, in Two Acts)

To Get A Second Dog, or Not to Get a Second Dog (A Real Family Drama, in Two Acts)

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´╗┐To me it isn’t even a question.We aren’t getting another dog. It is not going to happen. Nope. Never. Not getting a second dog. No thank you.

Jul09
Need Quality Time With Your Teens? Go Camping!

Need Quality Time With Your Teens? Go Camping!

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I never thought I’d grow to love camping, but with a few creature comforts we’ve discovered some of our best family time with the teens, out on the road.

Mar22
17 Ways to Be a Happier Parent

17 Ways to Be a Happier Parent

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I made a conscious effort to figure out what would make me the happiest. What things gave me the most bang for my buck, so to speak. And the rest I just let go. Is there a way to just be happier? Or is the real secret to stop making yourself crazy with the things that don’t matter?

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