Sweet Boundaries

Auntie 13 was always the nicest (with 14 relatives on my mom’s side of the family, it was easy to refer to them by number) and often the...

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Confessions of a Messy Lady: Marie Kondo’s Wise Words of Wisdom for Future Anal Retentives

First off, I’m not a slob. Not exactly. I’m just someone who probably has too much stuff, and a bit too much space in which to store it...

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25 Typed Pages: How One School and One Teacher Changed My Life

I was the first person in my family to graduate from college. It was a huge surprise for all of us. Not because I wasn’t smart or because...

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How to Meditate: Dispel Myth and Start Meditating Today

Susan Miner, Counselor teaches how to meditate. A common myth about meditation is that we need to stop our thoughts. It may trip you up by...

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The Perils and Pleasures of Two Careers

Most people I have encountered in my life, especially New Yorkers, are juggling more than one career. It seems initially to be quite...

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The Butterfly Effect

I took a Method Writing class with the well-known Jack Grapes last fall, and I noticed a deep parallel with one of Jack’s writing...

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Tales of a Homeschool Mom

home·school·ing:ˈhōmˌsko͞oliNG/ noun: homeschooling; plural noun: homeschoolings; the education of children at home by their parents....

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9 Things That Make a Guy Good Enough for My Daughter

I’ve been hesitant to write this because I didn’t want to piss off my baby girl, but here we go. In an ideal world, this is what I...

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