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25 Things To Tell Teens in August

25 Things To Tell Teens in August

on Aug 11, 2015

Summers turn on us. Over twenty years of raising children, the waning days of summer have come to create in me an irritating state of mind, a free-floating anxiety and guilt. That back-to-school, so-much-to-do, what-am-I-forgetting switch flips on in August. It was about this time every summer when my daughters...

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10 Things My Mother Was Right About

10 Things My Mother Was Right About

on Aug 9, 2015

Your daughter may not be ready to say this, but we found one who is. Enjoy these sweet words from a smart college senior. And easy with the ‘I told you so’s.’ You’re still a role model. By Maria Davison For the last few years, my sisters and I have...

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17 Truths and Tips for Friendships After 17

17 Truths and Tips for Friendships After 17

on Aug 3, 2015

It has been said that difference between the person you are today and the person you will be years from now will determined by the people you spend your time with. It's irrefutable. Friends matter.

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13 Things To Take to Your New Job

13 Things To Take to Your New Job

on Jul 28, 2015

My newly graduated daughter is starting a new job soon, and I’m trying to learn the protocol. What, I wonder, is MY ROLE in this exciting milestone? It didn’t come in the rule book, and the mommy bloggers are unusually silent on the topic. Evidently, there is no “take your...

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What I miss when the kids are home

What I miss when the kids are home

on Jul 24, 2015

I’ve figured out what is so difficult about these fleeting moments of summer vacation with college kids at home: I miss them. The kids, I mean. No mother should be surprised to see very little of her grown children when they come home for summers and holidays. We learn this...

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Four Free Ideas to Free Your Creative Self

Four Free Ideas to Free Your Creative Self

on Jul 22, 2015

Do you consider yourself creative? No matter how you answer the question, you will spend a lot of time creating today. You’ll create an outfit, an attitude, or a way to help a friend. You’ll create a conversation or a moment to remember. You’ll make stuff. You’ll make stuff up....

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