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Summertime Bliss

I love summer. Weeks before the last day of school, I begin anticipating the long stretch of time when the kids and I will all...

When Lockdown Happens

Last Thursday, I pulled into the pick-up line at the end of the school day - as I always do. And my daughter walked...

How Are We Here Already?

Yesterday was a day I had been dreading. I knew it would come. Eventually. I just didn't expect it would come so soon. Yesterday, I found...

Being Present

With so many things constantly vying for our attention, it can be hard to stay present in the moment. When I was younger (yes, I realize...

Who’s Going to be Next?

Cold and flu season is upon us. At the first sign of a runny nose, the sound of a sneeze or the dreaded "I...

Family New Year’s Resolutions

For many people, the beginning of the new year feels like a fresh start. It's a time to reflect on the previous year and anticipate what the...

Handling Holiday Stress

You’ve made a list and checked it twice (make that three times) and still your holiday to-do’s are growing. From family gatherings to cookie...

Introducing Your Child to Music

Watch what happens to a room full of young children when they hear a song. They clap, they sing, they smile, they dance. Music...

Understanding Open Adoption

At what moment exactly does one become a parent? For some couples, it’s seeing two faint pink lines appear on a stick. For others,...

Introducing Your Child to Music

Watch what happens to a room full of young children when they hear a song. They clap, they sing, they smile, they dance. Music has an...

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