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My Greatest Parenting Wish

My husband and I were sitting in the living room the other night, talking about our day, when our oldest came in and sat down nearby. She was listening at first, but then she started contributing to the conversation. I don’t even remember what we were discussing, but the experience left me thinking about how […]

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6 Reasons to Take a Break From Facebook and 6 Things to Try Instead

I hesitantly signed up for Facebook when it first became available to non-ivy league schools in 2004. (Who remembers that?!) At the time, I thought it was crazy people were signing up for “social media” to “talk” to the friends they saw every day. 13 years later, I’m pretty much back to that initial thought. Now, […]

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The Women I Know : A Celebration of Diversity and Strength

We’ve all heard about so-called “mommy wars,” in which mothers argue over the choices they’ve made, their parenting practices, and deeply held beliefs. Supposedly, moms cling so tightly to their choices and beliefs that they alienate and criticize other mothers’ choices and beliefs. It’s a back-and-forth, never-budging battle over who is right and therefore, who […]

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The Power of Positivity

A smile. A happy hello. A thoughtful compliment. On the surface, these are simple things. They each only take a short moment to dispense. But the power they can wield is immeasurable. A smile given to someone who is feeling a bit down can brighten that person’s whole day and give them a reason to […]

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