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She Slept Out

  Long time readers of this blog know about my struggle with sleepovers. (I have blogged about it here.) Anyway, over the years my older daughter has hosted sleepovers, but we never took the next step and let her sleep at a friend’s house. She has been invited, and we’ve even come close. Once, she […]

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Cartwheels were a problem. The kids in our Girl Scout troop could do them. The kids at the beach club did them. Random kids at the park did them. Big Girl, however, could not. This fact drove her nuts. It embarrassed her. She shied away from groups where cartwheels were being turned. About a year […]

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I am not a big fan of Girl Scout cookies, although they are a little better this year. No more high fructose corn syrup or artificial colorings, but they still use palm oil. Anyway, last year I wrote about how, as a Girl Scout leader, I find this time of year very challenging. Yes, I […]

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Want to learn something else about me? I grew up thinking I was a klutz. Maybe I was one. (See proof: Saturday Stupidity.) The evidence was right in front of me on a daily basis. I was always the kid picked last for sports. Always the last one left in dodge ball — the one […]

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