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Rock Star Days

Some rock stars are made, not born. The Peruvian woman grabbed my hand and motioned for me to follow.  And I did, right up to the front row of the auditorium where a special seat was reserved just for me.  I felt like a rock star. Bags were carried for me, meals were made for […]

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Mother’s Day and the Danger of an Open-Door Policy

Last year, one of my blog posts received over 3,000 hits.  I guess it hits a nerve for so many of us who wonder some days if we’re making a difference.  So, here it is again, just in time for Mother’s Day. Click on the white triangle in the audio bar below to hear me

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What Every Mom Needs to Hear on the First Day of Kindergarten

“Don’t worry, I’ll walk you to your class,” I reassure my almost-kindergartener. But he shakes his head. “Nah, I got this, Mom. I know where my class is.” Really? Now, I realize he has the same teacher his 3 older brothers had and he’s been to her class a hundred times. But still, I “fake

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