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Holiday Power Struggles: A Loving Tug of War

Please pardon me if I have a mixed response to the approaching holiday season. Yes, I know I need better boundaries with both families but that is easier said than done. But even with the power struggles, watching my son experience the holidays is still a magical time. Perhaps it’s worth the extra wine I […]

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Three Statements A Teacher Never Wants to Hear From A Parent

Sometimes parents and teachers don’t see eye-to-eye. Parents may think their kids are angels; teachers may think parents don’t want to hear their perspective about their student. Either way, there are certain things that parents never want to hear teachers say, just like there are things teachers never want to hear parents say. So, in […]

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Sandwich Generation

I recently read a quote, from some distant corner of the internet that said “You shouldn’t bemoan getting older, it is a privilege denied many.” This thought has been a thread tying together a series of thoughts I have had recently that have helped me stay grounded when it feels like the ground itself is shaking. […]

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Pinterest is great.  Pinterest is amazing. You can gather all kinds of information and ideas in just mere minutes that would have taken hours, days or weeks in the past. It has seriously opened up doors to many great things, but I have some pinterest gripes too and I’m about to shine a light on […]

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