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September 11: When to Tell Kids

This morning my husband woke me up on his way out the door. “I told Big Girl that she might hear some kids on the bus or at school talking about what happened with Bin Laden. I told her he was a very bad man that did very bad things and that he was dead [...]

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My husband’s words jarred me awake a few minutes ago. I had fallen asleep on the couch. “They killed Bin Laden,” he told me. I opened my eyes, watching the news. As I grasped what was going on I reached up and grabbed my phone, checking in with my Facebook app. My entire wall was [...]

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I used to belong to an organized group of mothers. A so-called mothers’ group. Until I attended an organized meeting of the group. A meeting designed to help steer its future. A delicate topic was up for discussion: the need and desire for more night groups. There was a dilemma: In order to be a [...]

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