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The Last “Magical” Christmas?

This might be my last “magical” Christmas. What I mean is, my daughter is 8. She believes in the magic. The glorious, maddening, exhausting magic of Santa and reindeers and that annoying little “Elf on the Shelf.” She has the light in her eyes and excitement in her voice. She’s “in it.” I mean REALLY […]

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Don’t Blink.

People warned me about this. They told me not to do it but I thought I knew better and paid no heed. I watched my little 5-year-old daughter walk into Kindergarten and then did the thing I regret the most. I blinked. I blinked and now that sweet, shy, little girl will be entering high […]

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