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Woof! Advice from a New Puppy Parent

“I want a doggie, mommy!” my three year old son woke up one morning proclaiming as he sat up in bed next to me. I wondered where this idea came from as I searched his little face for an expression to match his enthusiastic request. Smiling from ear to ear, he added, “And his name […]

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Mommy Meltdown

Mommy Meltdown: Soccer Edition

Luis has always had a knack for kicking things. From my womb to a soccer ball, he’s made his interest known. Yearning to give him a healthy start in team sports, I recently opted to enroll him in a soccer league for 3 & 4-year-olds. It’s the natural next step for a little boy who […]

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An Open Letter to a Friend That I Miss

My Dear Friend, When my son was a few months old, you invited me out for coffee. I told you that I would take a raincheck. “Maybe next week,” I said. Well, next week came and went, and — in the blink of an eye! — my son celebrated his third birthday. I didn’t realize time moved so […]

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Words of a Mother: An Open Letter to my 18-Year-Old Self

Hello you, How long has it been now? Ten years?! Time sure does fly by! I have attended quite a few graduation ceremonies recently, and it’s triggered many memories of you. Seeing so many high school seniors with wide smiles full of promise and hope has reminded me of the way you were. Strong, quiet, […]

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