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Perfect Timing

I didn’t cry when my daughter left our Connecticut home for a Massachusetts college. I was fine when she later left for California to attend law school. When she transferred to a different law school in Washington, DC, I thought it was really cool. But this week I kissed her ...
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Teen Advice: Advice to Your 15 Year Old Self

If you knew then what you know now... ... but would you have listened? Teen Advice is a plentiful as leaves on a tree, but here is a bit of a twist. I asked many people this question: If you could go back in time, what advice would you give ...
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Supermom or Awesome Mom?

Are you confused as to whether you are Supermom or Awesome Mom? Since there is no such thing as the former, you must be the latter. Say it right now, loudly: “I’m an Awesome Mom!” Does that make you uncomfortable, or perhaps it doesn’t feel like the truth? Let me ...
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