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Dear mean girl

Dear Mean Girl From My Freshman Year

Dear Mean Girl from My Freshman Year, I remember you. “Cool” is not a word people usually associate with me. That’s OK. I’m awkward, suck at small talk, and never know what to do with my hands. I briefly held a seat at the cool kids table in eighth grade. That was the year I […]

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Seven Annoying Adoption Questions

I adopted my two sons from China. After three plus years of parenting children who “don’t match” me, I’m still surprised by the willingness of strangers to approach me and ask personal questions—rude, nosy questions usually asked with kind intentions, I realize. But answering them in Target, at birthday parties, or anywhere else gets a […]

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Seven Annoying Facebook Moms

Seven Annoying Facebook Moms

There’s a new crop of annoying moms on Facebook. I’m not talking about hashtag over-users. Please—that’s so 2014. I’m not talking about the compulsive check in-ers or the “like” happy friend we all have with whom we don’t really know how or why we became friends in the first place. Everyone is used to those […]

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I Tried to Unplug my Family

The Time I Tried to Unplug My Family

Do you feel like your family is saturated with all things electronic? That’s not just me, right? I’ve recently started thinking about how much time my kids spend plugged into their various devices, and it makes me feel a little guilty. OK, a lot guilty. Sure, some apps teach them stuff, but they spend just […]

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