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Hiding Behind Our Children (or Our Work)

After Gabriel was born, I was so damn exhausted that I couldn’t finish a sentence, much less carry on a conversation.  I mean, I was still wiped from when Nico entered the picture, and now that I had a 2.5 year-old and newborn to juggle, I was a blathering mess. Gabriel wasn’t the easiest baby, […]

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Parental Failure #46

(Part 2 of a 3-part series) So now that I’ve talked about the not-so-clear link between money and happiness, let me show you how badly I’ve blown it as a parent.  Especially in terms of teaching any lessons of value to my kids. Because what’s really gotten me all worked up around here is the […]

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Oh, the R Word

The other day, I read an article that made me stop and think (ha! actually think! good one, Tanja!).  Even more exciting than that, it inspired me to, gasp, do the suggested exercises. Which is pretty impressive, considering the snail’s pace I’m moving at these days. Subtitled “The traits you dislike (and admire) in others […]

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