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I Screwed Up Today (or, Parenthood is Not for Sissies)

Picture this: It is 7:45 a.m., and my children and I are walking into school. My 9 year-old walks two steps ahead, just out of arm’s length and just far enough so that I don’t see the sour expression on … Continue reading

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New column: “Parenthood is a constant battle between holding on and letting go”

My column this week in The Greenville News was a doozy to write, mostly because I kept sniffling back the tears. It’s about bunkbeds, shared rooms, rocking chairs, and the brutal, beautiful life work of parenting. I hope y’all enjoy … Continue reading

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