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What I Wish I’d Known When I Was a New Mom

2020-03-25T18:41:04-05:00

“Here’s your sweet baby girl!” the beaming nurse said as she bent down toward the operating table, so I could see my newborn daughter. When I first laid eyes on her tiny face, tears of joy spilled down my cheeks. Then a wave of panic set in. What did I know about being a mother? [...]

What I Wish I’d Known When I Was a New Mom2020-03-25T18:41:04-05:00

If You’re a Worried Parent, You Need to Read This

2020-03-11T01:00:48-05:00

At 2:00 a.m. I woke up in a panic, worried sick. Are my children okay? Where are they right now? Who are they with? Visions of a crashed car in a ditch popped into my head. What if a masked terrorist mows down students in the quad with an AK-47? What if an electrical fire [...]

If You’re a Worried Parent, You Need to Read This2020-03-11T01:00:48-05:00

Death at a Christmas Party

2020-01-21T20:47:44-05:00

Just as the guests arrived, my friend Beth noticed Maxine, her sweet little pug, lying mighty still—kind of like a corpse—on her red plaid pillow by the fireplace. Now Maxine was old, and while her death was a mercy and expected, Beth never dreamed that Maxine would pass on during the Christmas party. Before Beth [...]

Death at a Christmas Party2020-01-21T20:47:44-05:00