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Jan28
When Winter is Shorts Weather for Kids

When Winter is Shorts Weather for Kids

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Yes, I am the not-so-proud owner of an 11-year-old boy who refuses to wear pants in the winter. He (very strongly) insists on wearing shorts year-round, even when the temperature is only in the high 20’s.

Jan27
Date Night Meets Home Alone

Date Night Meets Home Alone

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Sometimes I forget that in just a few shorts years, my kids will be grown and (hopefully) flown. I guess I’d better start getting ready.

Jan13
Pride And Prejudice And Siblings

Pride And Prejudice And Siblings

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Sure, we know to avoid comparing siblings to one another, but in trying to bolster and protect my kids this way, I very nearly screwed up even more.

Jan06
More Than Just A Birthday

More Than Just A Birthday

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Birthdays with teenagers can feel a lot like a timer ticking down, but sometimes they feel like victory, too. For my late bloomer, this birthday feels huge.

Dec31
Notes From The Passenger Seat

Notes From The Passenger Seat

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It’s hard to believe I’m teaching my oldest to drive, but here we are (still alive and liking each other, even). It’s a learning process, for both of us.

Dec17
If You’re Shallow And You Know It, Clap Your Hands!

If You’re Shallow And You Know It, Clap Your Hands!

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I’ve never been the kind of parent to go for the flashy or extravagant gift for my kids, except I finally did, and it feels fantastic.

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