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A Day in the Life: Then and Now

As I stood on the front stoop watching my elder son leave to return to grad school this afternoon, I couldn’t help but remember the very first time my two very little boys got in the car and drove off … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Stu-pidity

A very creative mom with two little guys came up with a clever solution to an everyday problem. Her little ones love to lie on the floor and watch movies, but the floor just isn’t that comfy. While shopping one … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: End of an Era

The past couple of days have been full of memories and reminders, some wonderfully funny and uplifting, others sad and a bit depressing. The end of an era can do that. Yesterday, an important part of my and my children’s … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Reflections

Father’s Day. Yes, I know, it’s a Hallmark holiday, intended primarily to sell cards and merchandise, candy and chain saws. All the same, I reflect on my relationships with my beloved late father and my not-beloved ex (father of my … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: The Scrabble Game (Road Trip part 2)

After an uncomfortable night, you awaken starving, since you only had fruit for dinner last night. You’re on your way to visit Mom and Dad, and you can’t wait to see them. You know Mom will have lunch ready when … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Road Trip (part 1)

It’s June, 1988, and school has just ended for the year. Your very ADHD boys, 4-going-on-5 and 6, are driving you crazy as you try to pack for a trip out of state to visit your parents, who are getting … Continue reading

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