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Off to School: Weathering a New Season

The day was finally here. My daughter and I were both filled with excitement and a little fear. Every last detail of my daughter’s outfit had been planned. Everything she carried in her backpack was carefully chosen to remind her of home and to fulfill the list we had been asked to bring. I, on […]

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The Mental Mother “Load”

I am writing this while on a plane to a work conference.  I have spent the last 24 hours getting my family ready to function relatively steadily in my absence.  It occurred to me while I was packing myself and leaving seemingly endless notes and piles to direct them that the weight of managing the […]

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