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Education Should Not Only Be for the Elite

I just turned down my daughter’s admission to my first choice preschool after a six-month long process to be admitted. Why? The cost. As a single parent who doesn’t have the backing of a wealthy family, the $30,000 annual tuition … Continue reading

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Infanticide—I don’t want to read about it anymore

  There have been several recent news stories about infant homicides, and while I know that “if it bleeds it leads” in newsrooms, I’ve decided that I’m done reading sensationalist news stories about tragedies involving children. It is unwelcome in … Continue reading

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From the Mouths of Babes

Last night, as Kaia and I ate dinner at her princess table, she asked me a loaded question: “Where’s Brandon’s mommy?” Brandon, my nephew, has been living with my parents for almost a year. They took him in after my … Continue reading

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Silver and Gold

“Make new friends, but keep the old. One is silver and the other’s gold.” Until you grow up, you don’t realize just how difficult this old Scout anthem is to put in practice. Relationships require work. All relationships—even (especially) friendships. … Continue reading

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