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The Quiet Sports Mom

Earlier today, my seven-year-old son warmed up with his team for his afternoon baseball game, while I walked around the grounds. Those grounds hold more than a dozen fields for kids to play baseball and softball. I thought about this blog post—which at the time was still in very rough draft form. And I watched […]

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Friend Wanted

It takes a village to raise a child. So why are so many moms trying to raise kids on their own? Like most moms, I meticulously prepared for the arrival of my firstborn. I registered for the must-have baby items, organized the nursery, read books about childrearing, and attended a birthing class. I did my best […]

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Harry Potter and The Life Lessons

Harry Potter and The Life Lessons

In honor of the release of Harry Potter and The Cursed Child, I wanted to share some life lessons I think are to be learned from the Harry Potter series. I learned these lessons myself, while growing up reading the books. And I hope to pass them on to my daughter as she grows. *Spoilers […]

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