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Motherhood Made Easier :: Routines

I used to know someone who despised routines. He said they made everything predictable and he couldn’t enjoy his life. My thoughts and not so nice replies at times were, “Well, you know, your rebellion against routines is actually a routine itself. An unhealthy one!” I wonder what he believes now about two decades later.  I cannot […]

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Why There’s No Such Thing as a Disabled Parent

What is a disabled parent? I interviewed many people – from wheelchair bound, to blind, to chronically ill, to mentally ill, to terminally ill – and do you know what I found? I found NO disabled parents in Columbia, South Carolina. Seriously.  Let me explain. For starters, when you call someone “a blind person,” you […]

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Remembering 9/11 :: A Teacher’s Perspective

I was a fourth grader at Manchester Elementary School in the tiny town of Pinewood, South Carolina on September 11, 2001. We were tucked away back in the beautiful pines of Manchester State Forest far from New York City, Washington D.C., and the fields of Pennsylvania. Our teachers shielded us from what was unfolding all […]

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