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unexpected challenges

Unexpected Challenges

As a parent, you quickly figure out that your kids force you to face all kinds of unexpected challenges. After making it through weaning, potty training, second-grade homework battles (both my kiddos found that year hard, so in turn I did too), fifth-grade friendship dramas, and the first broken hearts, I thought I had it […]

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The Difference a Year Makes

What a Difference a Year Makes

We took a family trip for Easter weekend to explore and do nothing Easter-related. Sound odd? Last Easter was the start of dark days for us, a horrendous weekend that left us on shaky ground for months. I was determined we would recover and find a way to mark how far we’d come. Every parenting […]

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