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I Really Love You

Time for bed. I didn’t know this before I became a parent, but those three words are full of magic. Or maybe caffeine. I’m not totally sure. Whatever the case, every night when I say those words, they seem to bewitch my children. No sooner than I finish the phrase, one child is swinging upside […]

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Why We Should Stop Working So Hard To Take Care of Ourselves

Cheese. That’s how our house imploded. I, thinking my three children could share, poured some shredded cheese into one bowl, then set it on the table in front of them. For a short while, they happily took turns driving their fist into the pile, and then shoving a handful of the stuff into their mouths.  […]

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