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My Dad Died on Easter :: Coping With Grief, Even Years Later

I don’t like Easter. There, I said it. I have nothing against egg-laying bunnies, fancy baskets, or the resurrection of Jesus. It’s just that grief is a long, difficult process. Easter brings up many, many memories of my over-the-top, holiday-loving dad. Like that time he put his Styrofoam cup of coffee a little too close […]

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My Daughter’s ADHD Journey :: A Surprising Diagnosis

My daughter has always been described using what I believe to be “stereotypical” little girl descriptors. From the moment her infant lips learned to coo, she hasn’t stopped talking. Learning words has only exacerbated this process. She’s just a little chatterbox! As she stared out the window while learning to read, seemingly ignoring the world around […]

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Should You Go Back to College After Having Kids?

It was a celebration-filled weekend when one of my closest friends, after a 15-year hiatus, graduated from law school. As college “first-years” this friend was adamant that she was going to law school after graduation. She fell in love with law when she interned for a lawyer’s office the summer before we started college. The […]

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Girls and Their Curls

It’s not hard to spot my daughter among the gaggle of little girls in gymnastics class. In a sea of ponytails, braids, and straight hair, my daughter’s curly mop stands out in the crowd. And she loves it. I grew up with a head full of curls, and I hated it. Back in the day […]

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Surprise! Why We’re Waiting to Find Out Our Baby’s Gender

I love surprises. I love experiencing surprises, and I love keeping surprises even more. We were astonished in November when we discovered we were expecting our third baby. As my due date is right around the corner, I wanted to share why my husband and I have always keep our babies’ genders a surprise until […]

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I Get It Now, Mom

I get it now, Mom. I haven’t been a mother for all that long. And I’m sure I’ll have more “Eureka!” moments along the way. But there’s so much I understand now — about you, about my upbringing, about our family values. I never understood why you wouldn’t let me just pop in to my friend’s house at any given […]

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